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Caenorhabditis elegans is a free-living, transparent nematode (roundworm), about 1 mm in length, which lives in temperate soil environments.
Study of condensates offers new hope for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Study of condensates offers new hope for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists discover a new role for protein complex at the center of Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Scientists discover a new role for protein complex at the center of Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Molecular pathway allows cells to sense when their lipid supplies become depleted

Molecular pathway allows cells to sense when their lipid supplies become depleted

Genetic variations in critical mitochondrial enzyme play a role in age-related mobility changes

Genetic variations in critical mitochondrial enzyme play a role in age-related mobility changes

Novel device uses tiny worms to detect lung cancer cells

Novel device uses tiny worms to detect lung cancer cells

Advanced gene therapy may prevent severe loss of muscle mass in elderly people

Advanced gene therapy may prevent severe loss of muscle mass in elderly people

Innate immune specificity is driven by the nervous system, study suggests

Innate immune specificity is driven by the nervous system, study suggests

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