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16

Oct

How earthworms offset their carbon emissionsWorms trap carbon emissions in the soil, but it’s not clear if they have a significant enough impact on reducing carbon emissions to affect climate change.

How earthworms offset their carbon emissions
Worms trap carbon emissions in the soil, but it’s not clear if they have a significant enough impact on reducing carbon emissions to affect climate change.

17

Jul

Flesh-eating worms invade woman’s earThe worms got into the ear after a pregnant screwworm fly quickly laid some eggs.

Flesh-eating worms invade woman’s ear
The worms got into the ear after a pregnant screwworm fly quickly laid some eggs.

07

Feb


 Earthworms may play a role in climate change 



A new study finds that earthworms cause soil to release more greenhouse gases.
A new study finds that earthworms cause soil to release more greenhouse gases.

01

Oct

The dirt on earthwormsEarthworms till, fertilize and improve soil, but many are also non-native to the U.S. and can harm wild ecosystems.

The dirt on earthworms
Earthworms till, fertilize and improve soil, but many are also non-native to the U.S. and can harm wild ecosystems.

31

May

Why we love earthwormsEarthworms eat old plants and turn them into new plant food. It’s a perfect circle!

Why we love earthworms
Earthworms eat old plants and turn them into new plant food. It’s a perfect circle!

11

Feb

Worm compostingHow to get started with worm farming for homemade compost.

Worm composting
How to get started with worm farming for homemade compost.

30

Nov

Microscopic worms may hold key to living on MarsThe worms, which are biologically similar to humans, may be the key to helping us colonize planets by giving clues on coping with long-term space living.

Microscopic worms may hold key to living on Mars
The worms, which are biologically similar to humans, may be the key to helping us colonize planets by giving clues on coping with long-term space living.

03

Jun

Worms from hell unearthed that are 8 feet longScientists have discovered the deepest multicellular life, a worm species, a mile underground in a mine in South Africa.

Worms from hell unearthed that are 8 feet long
Scientists have discovered the deepest multicellular life, a worm species, a mile underground in a mine in South Africa.