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Thousands of 10-inch worms known as ‘penis fish’ inundated a California beach. A biologist says they feel like a ‘slimy water balloo...
The wiggly marine worms were stranded on the shore after a strong storm destroyed their sandy burrows in Point Reyes, California.
She's only the second known human case of the infection, which is typically found in cattle but may be spread by flies.
Parasitic nematodes, also known as Loa loa worms or African eyeworms, are parasites spread primarily by the bites of flies. People often don't notice they're infected until they spot a worm wriggling in their eye.
Scientists revived tiny Siberian worms that had been frozen in permafrost for 42,000 years — and they started moving and eating
The tiny worms, known as nematodes or more commonly as roundworms, had been frozen for 42,000 years — since much of the planet was covered in ice sheets.
The giant worms are part of a group of species called hammerhead flatworms, which originated in tropical Asia. Now, scientists are trying to understand what effects they may have on local ecosystems.
A woman found 14 worms hiding in her eye after it got red and scratchy — showing that a new species is capable of infecting humans
An Oregon woman found 14 Thelazia gulosa worms in her eye. They can infect cattle, but this is the first known case in a human.
Premier League manager says he only sucks on earthworms one month after former teammate said he ate them
Burnley FC manager Sean Dyche said he would fake eating a worm, only to spit it out and wash his mouth out with water.