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Is It a Worm? Is it a Snake? No! It’s a Legless Skink!

Legless skinks are a rather unknown creature, and upon looking them up, one might be confused as to what they are. This article will answer the question of the mysterious identity of the legless skink and provide some information on its behaviour and biology. Continue reading [...]

Study of Laminatubus and Bispira Worms at Bottom of Ocean Floor Reveals Methane-Eating Methanotrophs

Recently have scientists discovered a deep-sea worm that, together with a bacteria, feeds on methane gas on the ocean floor. This article look at these findings and explore what we know so far about these worms. Continue reading [...]

The Japanese Emperor Caterpillar and Why it has Taken the Internet by Storm

A certain, cute critter has recently taken the internet by storm with its ridiculously adorable appearance that has people all over the world going 'awww' at just the sight of it. This article is going to provide a brief introduction to the Japanese emperor butterfly caterpillar and explain what it is about the caterpillar that so many find appealing. Continue reading [...]

The Magic and Tragedy of Silkworms: Thousands Killed for Each Foot of Silk

Silk is one of finest materials we have; its smooth, lavish fabric and considerable price make it a luxury item. However, the process of actually obtaining this silk comes at the expense of its creator, the silkworm. This article will briefly explore silkworms, what they are and how they work, and their exploitation in the fashion industry. Continue reading [...]

Hermaphroditism in Worms

A hermaphrodite is an organism that possesses either a complete or partial set of both male and female reproductive organs. This article will explore hermaphroditism in worms: what it means to be hermaphroditic and why it is beneficial. Continue reading [...]

Five of the Oddest Worms On Our Planet

The term 'worm' is typically used to classify any animal that has an elongated, cylindrical body with very little to no fur. In general, worms are already strange-looking enough, but this article will compile a short list of five of the oddest worms, both in terms of appearance and other factors. Continue reading [...]
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