worms

Prehistoric worms found attached to primitive filter-feeding shellfish that lived 512 million years ago are the ‘earliest known parasites’ on Earth Researchers found the parasite–host fossil...

For the greater good: Scientists uncover first proof that some animals are genetically programmed to die before reaching old age for the sake of the wide colony Roundworms die before old age to benefit...

Ancient worms that lived in modern-day China more than half a BILLION years ago are evidence that primitive animals were capable of movement Worm-like creatures moved around in modern-day China 550 million...

A study has managed to bring two worms that had been frozen for thousands of years in permafrost back to life. According to a new study, ancient worms have been brought back to life after being preserved...

Worms frozen during an ice age 42,000 years have been brought back to life by scientists, fuelling hope for human cryogenic freezing Two nematodes were found lying dormant in the ancient Pleistocene Age...

Humans account for less than 1% of all life on Earth – but have wiped out the majority of other living things, shocking new study finds Humans add up to about one ten-thousandth of life on Earth,...

Microscopic parasites are threatening the world’s coffee supply: Scientists discover ‘hugely damaging’ worms feasting on the roots of plants in farms around the world World’s supply...

This is the stomach-churning moment surgeons discovered 14 live worms wriggling inside a woman’s internal organs. The 38-year-old woman, identified only as Sunita, visited the hospital after suffering...