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New Study Spotlights Upside Of Worried Worms

| Jules Wellinghoff | Posted 07.18.2013 | Science

A frightened earthworm is a plant's best friend. Researchers testing the ecological role of the earthworm Pheretima aspergillum (pictured above) in ...

Why Bother Composting?

Vivian Liao | Posted 06.16.2013 | Los Angeles
Vivian Liao

While composting is not difficult, it takes more effort than tossing a glass bottle into the recycling bin. So why should people bother? Here is a list of the benefits of household composting.

Worms Clean Toxic Metals From Indian Soil

Ben Barber | Posted 12.08.2012 | Technology
Ben Barber

The key to success has been that the worms burrow up to five feet deep into the contaminated soil, soak up heavy metals and other toxins, and then come to the surface without releasing the toxins.