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A Recipe for Great Growth

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.17.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Coach Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director When it comes to growing food, it takes a village. But not the kind of...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Five Monsters Inside Your Body

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 02.18.2013 | Science

Did you know that only one in ten of the cells in your body is actually human? That's right. A whopping 90 percent of your cells are bacterial, viral,...

LOOK: Squirmy Parasite Called Earth's Commonest Creature

| Posted 02.11.2013 | Science

By Jennifer Frazer The next time you find yourself becoming mosquito chow, remember this video: This is Strelkovimermis spiculatis — a parasitic ...

WATCH: Huge Parasite Unspools From Dead Spider

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.18.2013 | Science

When YouTube user Brent Askwith saw a freakishly large worm slither out of a spider he had just killed, he recorded the ghoulish event and appropriate...

How Do Skin-Penetrating Nematodes Find Your Feet as You Walk Barefoot Through Soil?

Elissa Hallem | Posted 02.03.2013 | Science
Elissa Hallem

When I say I'm a neurobiologist who studies how parasitic worms use smell to find animals to infect, the response I usually get is, "Parasitic worms can smell?" Yes, many parasitic worms sense a wide variety of odors. How exactly they use odors to search for hosts is a question I'm working to answer.

The Evolutionary Importance of Horizontal DNA Transfer into Animal Germ Lines

James A. Shapiro | Posted 12.03.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

Symbiogenetic events included the origin of the eukaryotic cell. This major step enabled all the following evolution leading up to multicellular organisms, including us.

What Happens When Worms Go To Space?

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.30.2011 | Green

The answer to how humans might react to long stints in the high-radiation and low-gravity environment of deep space may lie in microscopic worms that ...

Watch: Gold Mines Unearth Worms From Hell

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

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