Roundworms ‘talk’ with chemicals

A universal language employed by nematodes (or roundworms) has been discovered; a form of communication never seen before.

The worms use particular chemical signals to “talk” to each other. These signals are universal among all types of nematodes.

Nematodes are among the most abundant animals on the planet, demonstrating a wide-range of behaviours and inhabiting a wide of habitats.

Read more at Caltech