Mike the Mad Biologist

Category archives for Worms

Nematodes and Crohn’s Disease?

When I was taking invertebrate zoology, my teacher remarked that if you got rid of all multicellular organisms, and replaced nematodes (tiny little, multicellular worms) with points of lights, you would see the outline of every multicellular organism on the planet. Since nematodes are everywhere, it’s surprising that the role of nematodes in the maintenance…