The creatures hunted down their prey and used their many legs to wrestle them into submission, newly discovered fossils suggest
The animal lives inside wild figs and evolves a different mouth form based on food availability.
Stunned scientists have described the first known case of a man infected with tumors by a common parasitic tapeworm.
Nothing gets the appetite going like a discussion of intestinal worms.
Will we one day be feeding our plastic bags and styrofoam coffee cups to worms? Some new studies out there show that certain creepy crawlies can eat some of the substances whose landfill lifespan makes us cranky.
Microorganisms found in worms are effective at biodegrading plastic and styrofoam, research reveals. Continue reading →
Earthworms manage to digest dead plant matter despite plants' toxic defenses. Now scientists know how they do it.
The world’s oldest known fossilized sperm has just been discovered in a 50-million-year-old worm cocoon from Antarctica. Continue reading →
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