News tagged with worms

Second computer worm 'hits Iran'

Iran has been hit with new malicious software as part of cyber attacks against the country, a military officer told Mehr news agency on Monday without specifying the target.

dateApr 25, 2011 in Internet
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Making skinny worms fat, fat worms skinny

( -- Researchers exploring human metabolism at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have uncovered a handful of chemical compounds that regulate fat storage in worms, offering a new tool for understanding ...

dateMar 24, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Simple marine worms distantly related to humans

Two groups of lowly marine worms are related to complex species including vertebrates (such as humans) and starfish, according to new research. Previously thought to be an evolutionary link between simple animals such as ...

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Evolution
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'Catch-up' growth signals revealed

( -- University of Michigan researchers have uncovered molecular signals that regulate catch-up growth -- the growth spurt that occurs when normal conditions are restored after a fetus, young animal or child has ...

dateJan 27, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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