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Roundworm infection, or toxocariasis, is a zoonotic disease — a disease that can be transmitted from animals to humans. Dogs and cats are the definitive hosts for the roundworm species that commonly cause human disease.
Researchers identify compounds that influence time to sexual maturity and lifespan

Researchers identify compounds that influence time to sexual maturity and lifespan

Researchers identify epigenetic mechanism that may strongly influence healthy aging

Researchers identify epigenetic mechanism that may strongly influence healthy aging

Water treatment could protect 800 million from Giardia infections

Water treatment could protect 800 million from Giardia infections

Water treatment appears to be most effective at reducing roundworm infections

Water treatment appears to be most effective at reducing roundworm infections

Researchers discover gene linked to healthy aging in worms

Researchers discover gene linked to healthy aging in worms

Study reveals first complete wiring diagram of an animal's nervous system

Study reveals first complete wiring diagram of an animal's nervous system

Learned avoidance behavior can be inherited for multiple generations, say Princeton researchers

Learned avoidance behavior can be inherited for multiple generations, say Princeton researchers

International research collaboration uses FDA-approved drugs to slow aging in nematodes

International research collaboration uses FDA-approved drugs to slow aging in nematodes

Researchers identify new anti-aging compounds among FDA-approved drugs

Researchers identify new anti-aging compounds among FDA-approved drugs

Research on repetitive worm behavior may shed light on repetition in humans

Research on repetitive worm behavior may shed light on repetition in humans

New study provides better understanding on safety of deworming programs

New study provides better understanding on safety of deworming programs

Roundworm study suggests alternatives for treatment of schizophrenia

Roundworm study suggests alternatives for treatment of schizophrenia

Researchers describe neural mechanisms responsible for local search in hungry worms

Researchers describe neural mechanisms responsible for local search in hungry worms

Scientists demonstrate influence of food odors on proteostasis

Scientists demonstrate influence of food odors on proteostasis

Nine early career scientists named 2019 recipients of the Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award

Nine early career scientists named 2019 recipients of the Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award

Researchers identify genes that drive male-female brain differences, trigger initiation of puberty

Researchers identify genes that drive male-female brain differences, trigger initiation of puberty

Researchers discover protein involved in nematode stress response

Researchers discover protein involved in nematode stress response

Researchers identify promising new therapeutic target for Parkinson’s

Researchers identify promising new therapeutic target for Parkinson’s

Researchers demonstrate epigenetic memory transmission via sperm

Researchers demonstrate epigenetic memory transmission via sperm

Researchers identify series of molecules involved in regeneration of damaged nerves

Researchers identify series of molecules involved in regeneration of damaged nerves