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Caenorhabditis elegans is a free-living, transparent nematode (roundworm), about 1 mm in length, which lives in temperate soil environments.
Unraveling sex determination in Bursaphelenchus nematodes: A path towards pest-control

Unraveling sex determination in Bursaphelenchus nematodes: A path towards pest-control

Research may lead to new therapies for metabolic disorders and other diseases

Research may lead to new therapies for metabolic disorders and other diseases

Genetic variations in key mitochondrial enzyme associated with age-related mobility changes

Genetic variations in key mitochondrial enzyme associated with age-related mobility changes

Research associates autophagy and age-related nervous system degradation

Research associates autophagy and age-related nervous system degradation

Researchers identify a sound-sensitive mammalian protein

Researchers identify a sound-sensitive mammalian protein

Stanford study reveals how ribosomes may contribute to age-related diseases

Stanford study reveals how ribosomes may contribute to age-related diseases

Green tea catechins extend the lifespan of C. elegans

Green tea catechins extend the lifespan of C. elegans

Nonpathogenic strain of C. acnes improves skin's resistance against infection-causing bacteria

Nonpathogenic strain of C. acnes improves skin's resistance against infection-causing bacteria

Genome Research' special issue covers advanced developments in single-cell genomics

Genome Research' special issue covers advanced developments in single-cell genomics

Study unravels factors involved in risiRNA generation

Study unravels factors involved in risiRNA generation

Bacteria-derived curli amyloid fibril promotes neurodegeneration in the host

Bacteria-derived curli amyloid fibril promotes neurodegeneration in the host

Worm cells sense metabolism changes to stimulate their defense against pathogens

Worm cells sense metabolism changes to stimulate their defense against pathogens

Researchers use different colors of light to control gut bacteria genes

Researchers use different colors of light to control gut bacteria genes

Scientists find master switch that adjusts gene activity to match nutrient levels in roundworms

Scientists find master switch that adjusts gene activity to match nutrient levels in roundworms

New computational tool can segment and analyze cell images of C. elegans

New computational tool can segment and analyze cell images of C. elegans

Anti-hypertension drug prolongs lifespan in C. elegans, research shows

Anti-hypertension drug prolongs lifespan in C. elegans, research shows

DNA structural changes play key role in the recovery phase after DNA damage

DNA structural changes play key role in the recovery phase after DNA damage

Novel mechanism restores cell function after DNA damage

Novel mechanism restores cell function after DNA damage

Too many genetic exchanges impede chromosome segregation into eggs

Too many genetic exchanges impede chromosome segregation into eggs

Researchers use physics to map the chaos of movement in living organisms

Researchers use physics to map the chaos of movement in living organisms