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Caenorhabditis elegans is a free-living, transparent nematode (roundworm), about 1 mm in length, which lives in temperate soil environments.
Defect in the mechanics of motors that build tiny cellular hairs is the basis of Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Defect in the mechanics of motors that build tiny cellular hairs is the basis of Bardet-Biedl syndrome

If you're a worm, and stressed as well - its not good!

If you're a worm, and stressed as well - its not good!

Researchers have identified 23 new longevity genes

Researchers have identified 23 new longevity genes

A protein found naturally in the brain may protect against Parkinson's disease

A protein found naturally in the brain may protect against Parkinson's disease

Researchers identify new genes necessary for embryonic development

Researchers identify new genes necessary for embryonic development