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Phoronis ijimai
2014-04-06 05:31:38

A team of Japanese researchers has identified a new species of horseshoe worm, making it the 11th member of the phylum Phoronida and the first to be discovered in more than six decades.

2011-02-16 15:38:44

An international team of scientists including Albert Poustka from the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin has discovered that Xenoturbellida and the acoelomorph worms, both simple marine worms, are more closely related to complex organisms like humans and sea urchins than was previously assumed.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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