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Caenorhabditis elegans is a free-living, transparent nematode (roundworm), about 1 mm in length, which lives in temperate soil environments.
New stroke treatment imitates the survival strategy of C. elegans

New stroke treatment imitates the survival strategy of C. elegans

Genome sequencing efforts overlook huge swathes of diversity and opportunity, researchers warn

Genome sequencing efforts overlook huge swathes of diversity and opportunity, researchers warn

Green tea shown to increase the defensive capabilities of cells

Green tea shown to increase the defensive capabilities of cells

Scientists can read the brain activity of tiny worm to predict smells

Scientists can read the brain activity of tiny worm to predict smells

Researchers reveal the mechanism of artificial chromosome formation in C. elegans' embryos

Researchers reveal the mechanism of artificial chromosome formation in C. elegans' embryos

New scent test for early detection and diagnosis of pancreatic cancer

New scent test for early detection and diagnosis of pancreatic cancer

Researchers discover unique self-destructive process in aging nematode worms

Researchers discover unique self-destructive process in aging nematode worms

Research reveals nucleolar RNA interference based on C. elegans as a model organism

Research reveals nucleolar RNA interference based on C. elegans as a model organism

Design of mRNA vaccines to combat COVID-19

Design of mRNA vaccines to combat COVID-19

Salt tasting cells drive food foraging strategy in nematode worms

Salt tasting cells drive food foraging strategy in nematode worms

Study sheds light on neurologic symptoms caused by SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study sheds light on neurologic symptoms caused by SARS-CoV-2 infection

HKU research team sheds critical insight on what causes abnormal embryo elongation

HKU research team sheds critical insight on what causes abnormal embryo elongation

Researchers use tiny worm to trace the development of human brain

Researchers use tiny worm to trace the development of human brain

Mating can turn off a single gene for multiple generations, study shows

Mating can turn off a single gene for multiple generations, study shows

Precise manipulation of folate metabolism may pave way to broadly improve health during aging

Precise manipulation of folate metabolism may pave way to broadly improve health during aging

UTokyo researchers study worms to understand the neuroplasticity of learning

UTokyo researchers study worms to understand the neuroplasticity of learning

Study sheds new light on complex dynamics involved in microbial infections

Study sheds new light on complex dynamics involved in microbial infections

Fasting diets could have detrimental effect on the health of future generations

Fasting diets could have detrimental effect on the health of future generations

New approach to scale up genome editing in tiny worms

New approach to scale up genome editing in tiny worms

Highly sensitive DNA nanosensor can accurately detect lethal superbugs

Highly sensitive DNA nanosensor can accurately detect lethal superbugs