Parasitic worms hiding in man's scrotum caught on video
The 26-year-old man in India sought medical attention after experiencing pain, swelling and low-grade fevers for one month.
Hawk moth pops out of cocoon in woman's hand in gross—yet fascinating—video
The video shows the moth struggling to climb out of its cocoon, before squirting a yellowish goo all over someone's hand.
3D fossilized brain of 500 million-year-old worm discovered
Exquisitely preserved nervous system discovered in scalidophoran worms for the first time.
Chopping up Invasive Worms Makes New Individuals, California Officials Warn
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has said hammerhead worms and jumping worms are damaging gardens, forests and wildlife.
Woman Shares Strange Way of Killing Invasive 'Cannibalistic' Worm in Video
"New fear unlocked," one viewer wrote after watching the video.
This Weird, Bright Blue Hammerhead Flatworm Is a Newly Discovered Species
The creature is one of two new hammerhead worms discovered by scientists.
Bizarre Worm With One Head and Many Bodies Found in Astonishing Discovery
The newly described species has been named Ramisyllis kingghidorahi after Godzilla's monster enemy King Ghidorahi.
Worms That Turn Tarantulas Into Tiptoeing Zombies Discovered
The worms have been named after Jeff Daniels, star of the seminal 1990 comedy-horror film "Arachnophobia."
Viral Video Shows Man Finding 'Family' of Mealworms in Box of Cereal
"Watch out for special visitors," warns the TikToker during his video, which has been viewed more than 320,000 times.
Toxic and Invasive Hammerhead Flatworm Species Discovered in Texas
"Like other flatworms...[hammerhead flatworms] have the ability to transmit harmful parasites to humans and mammals alike," one expert warned.
Florida Man Told to Abandon His Shoes After Dozens of Bugs Move In
Bug enthusiasts identified the creatures as scarlet and bumblebee millipedes, which have exoskeletons.
Predatory Sea Worms With 'Hook-Like Jaws' Swarm South Carolina Coast
The creatures, which appear in the area every spring, reportedly have jaws strong enough to tear through human skin.
New Worm Species With Glamorous Iridescent Scales Discovered in Ocean Abyss
The bizarre creatures are colloquially known as "Elvis worms" due to their shiny scales being reminiscent of the King of Rock's famous sequinned suits.
Worms on the Seafloor That Gobble up Methane Through Their Skin Discovered
Bacteria that consume methane were found to burrow into the worms' skin, allowing them to get nutrients from the greenhouse gas.
New Inexpensive Cancer Screening Kit Uses Blind Worms That Smell Urine
Hirotsu Bio Science claims that their clinical trials found the test effective in 85 percent of cases with a single drop of urine.
Chinese Man Hospitalized With Tapeworms in His Brain After Eating Pork
Zhu Zhong-fa,43, went to the hospital for a persistent headache that lasted more than a month, but when doctors scanned his brain, they found he had hundreds of tapeworms living there.
Microplastics Stunt the Growth of Worms and Make Them Lose Weight: Study
"It's highly likely that any pollution that impacts the health of soil fauna, such as earthworms, may have cascading effects on other aspects of the soil ecosystem, such as plant growth," researcher Connor Russell said.
Siberian Worms Frozen Over 30,000 Years Ago Are Alive
While the finding could have exciting implications for many scientific fields, the thawing of permafrost may not be good news for humankind.
Worms Removed From Woman's Eye in First Ever Human Case
The 26-year-old is thought to have contracted the infection after horse-riding or fishing.
Couple Get Horrifying Case of Hookworm After Beach Walk
About 650 Canadians requested permission to get a medication to treat hookworm from the Canadian health regulator in 2015. Like this couple, some were denied.
Tiny Robot Can Roll on Land and Dance on Water
One day it might just save a life.
Otherworldly 500-Million-Year-Old Worm Discovered
These tiny creatures offer up important insights into evolution.
Tri-Sexual Worms Use Bizarre Genes to Help Them Survive
This particular species of worm, Auanema rhodensis, has three possible sexes: male, female and hermaphrodite.
Glowing Worms are Better than Humans in One Way
These cool worms have a key protein in their bodies that helps them perfectly regulate iron.
Parasites Described by Hippocrates ID'd in Ancient Poop
Hippocrates described unidentified parasitic worms in his medical texts 2,500 years ago. Ancient human poop just revealed which ones.
Seafloor Greenhouse Culprits Caught Red-Handed
More greenhouse gases are not what we needed right now.
Sequencing the Genome of a Volcano-Dwelling Worm
A complete genome could help scientists better understand genetic adaptations to global warming.
The Taste Buds in Your Intestines Can Fight Worms
Until recently a mystery, tuft cells are now the focus of research into the body's immune system.
Plastic-Eating Mealworms Can Safely Digest Styrofoam
In lab tests, researchers found that the larvae form of the darkling beetle can biodegrade plastic foam.