Scientists discover tarantula-killing worms

Scientists have named a newly discovered species of worm that kills tarantulas after American actor, musician and producer Jeff Daniels, a distinction no other entertainer …

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Debilitating human parasite transmitted via dogs eating fish

Efforts to eradicate a human parasitic disease are being hampered by dogs eating infected fish, new research shows. Guinea worm disease is usually caught by …

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Earless worms ‘listen’ through their skin

A species of roundworm that is widely used in biological research can sense and respond to sound, despite having no ear-like organs, according to a …

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Campaign urges owners and vets to wise up to worms

A campaign to increase veterinary professional and owner knowledge about the growing threat of worms in the UK has been launched. The Wormwise campaign from …

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