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Parasitic Worms Are Weed Edibles for Mice

These worms may be the key to targeted, natural treatments for inflammatory bowel diseases.
Mirjam Guesgen
8.29.18
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Someone Programmed an Arduino Board with a Worm's Brain

302 simulated roundworm neurons running on a cheap hobbyist hardware platform.
Michael Byrne
10.5.17
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This Is What It Looks Like When You Get Hit With WannaCry

Watch, don't touch.
Ben Sullivan
5.15.17
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Watch this New High-Res Footage of Velvet Worms Sliming Their Prey

“Just from observing these little chubby worms, and quantifying what they do, you could get new technology.”
Becky Ferreira
12.15.16
Gaming

'Worms' Is the World's Best 'Scorched Earth' Clone

Brutal war is always better when fought with concrete donkeys and holy hand grenades.
Matthew Gault
8.29.16
The Hacks We Can't See

Preserving the Ancient Art of Getting Pwned

Getting infected with a computer virus used to be so much more fun.
Emanuel Maiberg
7.30.16
videos

These Cave-Dwelling Glowworms Will Give You The Creeps

ourney into these northern New Zealand caves where glowworms speckle the ceilings with pseudo-starlight and work up a carnivorous appetite.
Monica Rodriguez
6.29.16
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The Trippy Social Life of the Worm That Is Also a Plant

How the 'mint-sauce worm' works with algae to live life as fake seaweed.
Michael Byrne
2.24.16
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NASA’s Latest Rover Concept Is Inspired by Worms and Amoebas

Why put a lab on wheels when you can put it in a blob?
Becky Ferreira
1.10.16
Science

Worms Help Explain Why Our Spines Are on Our Backs

There is no up or down for this worm.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.22.15
Health

Tapeworms That Morph Into Human Cancers Are a Dark Twist on Parasitism

A rare but worrisome occurrence.
Michael Byrne
11.8.15
Modern Medicine

Parasites by Post: The Online Black Market for Therapeutic Worms

Some swear by Helminthic therapy, infesting themselves with parasitic worms to treat autoimmune and inflammatory conditions—except the treatment is far from doctor approved.
Daniel Viola
7.16.15