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.

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.

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

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.