News tagged with worms

Fish against monster worms

Eunice aphroditois, also known as the Bobbit worm, buries its long body deep in the sand, leaving only its powerful jaws protruding above the surface. It uses these to grab hold of unsuspecting prey and drag it down into ...

dateSep 21, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Slow worms react quickly to climate change

Evolution can go quickly when it has to - at least for small organisms. Researchers exposed a natural setting in Denmark to artificial climate change and discovered that soil just half a degree warmer caused the genome of ...

dateApr 27, 2016 in Ecology
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