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Parasites can infest any part of the body that has an opening to the outside world. SBS

Life on Us: a close-up look at the bugs that call us home

Many microscopic bugs and bacteria live on our skin and within our various nooks and crannies. Almost anywhere on (or even within) the human body can be home to these enterprising bugs. Bugs affect us…
These little worms are very powerful model organisms, revealing important lessons about human biology. Niharb

Animals in research: C. elegans (roundworm)

Our series, Animals in Research, profiles the top organisms used for science experimentation. Here, we look at Caenorhabditis elegans – a roundworm. When you think of a worm, what do you see? For some…

Roundworms ‘talk’ with chemicals

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

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