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Sep 30, 2015 02:22 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Microorganisms found in worms are effective at biodegrading plastic and styrofoam, research reveals. Continue reading →
Aug 4, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Amanda Onion
Earthworms manage to digest dead plant matter despite plants' toxic defenses. Now scientists know how they do it.
Jul 14, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world’s oldest known fossilized sperm has just been discovered in a 50-million-year-old worm cocoon from Antarctica. Continue reading →
Jun 30, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
No mate? No problem for a free-living flatworm that shoots sperm into its head to fertilize itself. Continue reading →
Jun 24, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The prehistoric animal is so bizarre that, for years, scientists couldn’t figure out which side of it was the front and which was the back.
Jun 23, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The alien-like worm has a mouth in the middle of its belly and can climb trees.
May 31, 2015 07:27 AM ET // ABC Science News
The faint blue-green glow of this millipede redefines how we look at the evolution of bioluminescence across the tree of life.
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.
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