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A team consisting of 11 institutions from six countries, including BGI, presented the whole-genome sequence of Trichuris suis, a parasitic worm in pig.
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A new study has found vital biological and genetic information from sequence of genomes of the whipworm, an intestinal parasitic worm that infects many people in the developing countries.
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Three volunteers participated in a Chinese space programme experiment of surviving on a worm diet for more than three months in order to prove that humans can endure long space journeys with this type of diet.
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In a first, researchers have imaged all of the neurons firing in a living organism - revealing how signals travel through the body in real time.
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Researchers have decoded the genome of a parasitic worm, which has affected 700 million of the world`s poor.
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A project aiming to create artificial life has made a new breakthrough - the simulated worm is now able to move.
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If what works for worms can be applied to humans, then living to the ripe old age of 500 might be a possibility for us too, a new study has shown.
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Air India has launched an investigation after a passenger said he had found worms in his mid-flight sandwich.
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Japanese scientists have discovered a new species of the bizarrely shaped spoon worm, which is pinkish-yellow in colour with a body length of 10 cm.
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The computer worm that targeted an Iranian nuclear plant is older than previously believed, security experts from an anti-virus company have revealed.
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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
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The effect of spaceflight on a microscopic worm, Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans), could help it to live longer, a new study has revealed.
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