'Worm' is really a catchall term for a huge variety of animals with different characteristics that span the tree of life. They hold clues about our own origins as well as hints about human health.
How do tigers – a top predator – successfully hunt their prey when they have bright orange fur? The secret's in their stripes!
Simple hygiene goes a long way to avoid serious eye infections.
Your faithful friend's view of the world is different than yours, but maybe not in the way you imagine.
Strategies to cure various types of blindness are looking more plausible after a series of recent breakthroughs using gene editing and gene therapy.
Contact lenses are safe to use during the pandemic as long as you follow strict hygiene recommendations, including frequent hand washing.
With online learning and social distancing, kids are spending more time staring at screens and less time outdoors. That can put them at higher risk of myopia and serious eye problems in the future.
Laser surgery is touted as a good way to get rid of eyeglasses, but not everyone is suited for it. Plenty of research should be done before taking the plunge.
Too much studying and staying indoors are more likely to blame for the rise in the number of children with myopia, or short-sightedness.
There's really no reason you can't use binoculars to look into space – and in fact astronomers have been working on doing so for a long time.
Cataracts, which can be experienced by anyone as they age, happen when the lens of the eye gradually becomes less transparent. There are ways, however, to correct this.
Gene therapy trials for inherited retinal diseases are blossoming. Blind and partially sighted people are helping to advance the research.
We need to create a transport system that is zero carbon – and socially just – in only a few years. We just need to recognise that it's possible.
People who are blind have made great strides in the workplace in the 55 years since the US first observed White Cane Day. Yet discrimination in employment still remains, two experts explain.
Just the tiniest bit of light can let you see in the 'dark.' Here's how your eyes do it.
When you head out onto the road, there's always a chance that you might encounter a driver who has a vision problem, putting his or her driving at risk. Regulations need to change.
Fossil flies from what is now Denmark reveal some striking similarities between insect eyes 54 million years ago, and our own vision today.
While the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing is an opportunity to celebrate a remarkable technological achievement, it's worth reflecting upon the creative vision that made it possible.
Research has identified a range of health complications in Ebola survivors. These include eye complications and vision problems.
Would you rather lose your sense of touch or your vision? Here are the pros and cons of each, according to science.