Roll-to-roll process prints thousands of cheap, flexible memory elements
Newly found ring of teeth uncovers what common ancestor of molting animals looked like
A new study of an otherworldly creature from half a billion years ago - a worm-like animal with legs, spikes and a head difficult to distinguish from its tail - has definitively identified its head for the ...
Biologists identify unique way catfish locate prey
Animals incorporate a number of unique methods for detecting prey, but for the Japanese sea catfish, Plotosus japonicus, it is especially tricky given the dark murky waters where it resides.
Researchers discover flat worms retain memories even after decapitation
Building a digital life form: OpenWorm, Open Source
Global wave of Flame cyber attacks called staggering
Immortal worms defy aging
Researchers from The University of Nottingham have demonstrated how a species of flatworm overcomes the ageing process to be potentially immortal.
Tiny amounts of alcohol dramatically extend a worm's life, but why?
(PhysOrg.com) -- Minuscule amounts of ethanol, the type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages, can more than double the life span of a tiny worm known as Caenorhabditis elegans, which is used frequently ...
Worm seeks worm: Researchers find chemical cues driving aggregation in nematodes
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have long seen evidence of social behavior among many species of animals, both on the earth and in the sea. Dolphins frolic together, lions live in packs, and hornets construct ...
Ramnit's heist bags 45,000 Facebook passwords
Silkworms spinning spider webs
Gumby-like flexible robot crawls in tight spaces (w/ video)
Harvard scientists have built a new type of flexible robot that is limber enough to wiggle and worm through tight spaces.
Researchers discover first sensor of Earth's magnetic field in an animal
A team of scientists and engineers at The University of Texas at Austin has identified the first sensor of the Earth's magnetic field in an animal, finding in the brain of a tiny worm a big clue to a long-held ...
Researchers see link between hunter-gatherer cannabis use, fewer parasites
Washington State University researchers have found that the more hunter-gatherers smoke cannabis, the less they are infected by intestinal worms. The link suggests that they may unconsciously be, in effect, ...