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May 6, 2015 12:57 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
This 505-million-year-old phallus-like creature actually had a throat full of teeth.
Apr 15, 2015 10:35 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The creatures, which still exist today, feasted on prehistoric reptiles more than 100 million years ago, a new study finds.
Nov 20, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The strange glow worms may use their phosphorescence to lure unsuspecting flies and ants into their waiting, open jaws.
Jul 19, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The invasive species native to Japan and the Korean peninsula is no friend to forests or gardeners.
Jan 21, 2014 06:43 AM ET
The end of stitches is near! Scientists have been experimenting with different adhesives, and one of the most promising is from sandcastle worms, which excrete an adhesive substance that could hold things together in, say, a human heart!
May 16, 2011 10:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Caenorhabditis elegans worms, descendants from worms that survived the 2003 shuttle Columbia disaster, have just become the next generation to do science in orbit.