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70 mm-long worm removed from woman’s eye in Kerala

70 mm-long worm removed from woman’s eye in Kerala

 Doctors removed a 70 mm-long worm from woman’s eye in Kerala.

Jun 13, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
Worm regenerates into rare two-headed creature in space

Worm regenerates into rare two-headed creature in space

Flatworms in space are helping researchers to study how an absence of normal gravity and geomagnetic fields can have anatomical, behavioural, and bacteriological consequences.

Jun 11, 2017, 15:25 PM IST

New worm-inspired material adapts to its environment

The protein material designed and modelled by researchers, including those from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US, expands and contracts based on changing pH levels and ion concentrations.

Mar 20, 2017, 20:36 PM IST

Parasitic worm infection may increase HIV risk

W bancrofti is a mosquito borne parasitic worm. Worldwide, it causes 90 per cent of lymphatic filariasis cases, a disease commonly known as elephantiasis, which is a neglected tropical disease as defined by the World Health Organisation.

Aug 03, 2016, 16:39 PM IST

DNA: Today in History, November 2

Know all the historical facts that has happened on November 2.

Nov 02, 2015, 23:58 PM IST

Worm-like ancient `misfit` finds family in `tree of life`

The fossil of an ancient worm-like creature, which had legs, spikes and a head difficult to distinguish from its tail, has finally been placed in the evolutionary tree of life.

Aug 18, 2014, 17:39 PM IST

What you eat may not be suitable for your genes

A new study suggests that your diet can trigger genetic effects that cause you to age more rapidly, according to a recently completed study at the University of Southern California Davis.

Feb 18, 2014, 14:36 PM IST

Worm in chicken; KFC outlet closed down

The outlet of KFC has been closed down by the state Food Safety Authorities after a worm was found in a chicken dish bought by a customer from the multi-national restaurant chain

Oct 09, 2012, 12:21 PM IST

Sophisticated spyware virus hit Iran and other ME countries

Security experts discovered the new data-stealing virus dubbed Flame which they say has lurked inside thousands of computers across the Middle East for as long as five years as part of a sophisticated cyber warfare campaign.

May 29, 2012, 14:07 PM IST

Scientists discover worm`s regeneration ability

Scientists have unravelled the
mechanism through which worms regenerate their amputated body
parts -- a research that could lead to regrowing damaged human
organs in future.

Apr 22, 2010, 19:39 PM IST