Roundworms

Rare surgical feat - Delhi doctors remove 6-inch long roundworm from infant's liver

Rare surgical feat - Delhi doctors remove 6-inch long roundworm from infant's liver

Doctors at the GB Pant surgeons removed a roundworm from the 18-month-old's organ using an adult endoscope.

May 16, 2017, 11:16 AM IST

Genes that could slow ageing identified

Good news for those who worry about ageing!

Oct 12, 2015, 12:15 PM IST

Now, a low-cost test to detect cancer fast

Japanese multinational Hitachi and Kyushu University hope to develop a new low-cost test to detect cancer in one hour, by studying the reaction of roundworms after coming into contact with the urine of patients, media reported Friday.

Feb 13, 2015, 21:47 PM IST

Genetic code cracked for deadly parasite

 Scientists have cracked the genetic code of a deadly parasite known to infect young children and puppies worldwide.

Feb 10, 2015, 14:44 PM IST

Worms, flies and humans: How we are related

Biologists on Wednesday said the genetic machinery of humans, fruit flies and roundworms was similar in many surprising ways, a discovery that could help basic research into disease.

Aug 28, 2014, 08:39 AM IST

Starvation effects pass on to next 3 generations

Starvation may affect the health of at least the next three generations, says a study.

Jul 18, 2014, 14:46 PM IST

Language of roundworms decoded

Biologists has found that a wide range of nematodes, or roundworms, communicate using a recently discovered class of chemical cues.

Apr 15, 2012, 11:14 AM IST

Secret to anti-ageing could lie with roundworms

Researchers did it by manipulating one particular gene in its DNA, known as daf-2.

Nov 19, 2011, 17:37 PM IST