Worms: Sniffing out cancer in your pee?

Worms: Sniffing out cancer in your pee?

Roundworm infestation in humans can be pretty nasty. But a particular case prompted researchers to dig a little deeper- they found a 63-year-old man with these parasites, and he had a stomach lesion that the worms seemed particularly interested in. The worms attached themselves to this lesion, which turned out to be the early stages […]

Lego robot with the brain of a worm!

Lego robot with the brain of a worm!

Legos and science: they go together perfectly. Yes, you heard that right. Researchers have created an amazing combination of science and your favorite building blocks… by developing a Lego robot with the brain of a worm! Researchers modeled the robot’s software after a roundworm’s neurons, and the software actually made the robot behave like a […]