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Parasitic flatworms cause some of the most debilitating infectious diseases on our planet and are responsible for significant and oppressive burdens in both humans and livestock.
Thompson and McConnell realised that if the theory was correct, the simplest creatures it might work for would be flatworms, so they first set up a simple conditioning experiment to see if worms could be taught anything.
Like nematodes, flatworms are some of the most diverse and commonly reported endoparasites of domestic animals.
The chronic, parasitic disease is transmitted by flatworms.
But many other species are woven in, including other insects, Bermuda fireworms, spiny lobsters, whales, mice, terrestrial flatworms, and even bacteria.
Many flatworms (Cestoda and Trematoda) and roundworms (Nematoda) are endoparasite and Ticks, mites and fleas [35] are ectoparasite of bat.
Researchers look to flatworms for keys to immortality Scientists have found a species of worm with the ability to perpetually regenerate itself, a discovery that they say could potentially lead to methods of staving off the aging process in humans.
28 Cell Chemistry and Biology that particular membrane voltages are needed to regrow severed heads on the famously regenerative flatworms, which can develop into two whole individuals after being cut in half.
Chapters on Simple Animals, Cnidarians, Flatworms and Roundworms, Segmented Worms, Mollusks, Arachnids, Crustaceans, Centipedes and Millipedes, Insects, Echinoderms, Chordates, Cartilaginous Fish, Bony Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals are included, along with a Glossary and index.
Schistosomiasis is a parasitic disease caused by several trematode species belonging to the genus of parasitic flatworms known as schistosomes.
Fish farmers use copper sulfate to control cyanobacteria that cause off-flavor in fish and to control snails that transmit parasitic flatworms to fish.
Some of the more important aquatic invertebrates of caves are flatworms, copepods, ostracods, isopods, amphipods, and crayfish.
Flatworms are stupid, difficult to teach, but he'd rehearsed them until the brightest reacted to light, learning its link to a simple shock that McConnell supplied.
HUMANS and other mammals may have a dormant ability to regenerate parts of their body in the same way as hydra, flatworms and newts, new research suggests.
Take your pick from slugs, snails, carrot fly, blackfly, greenfly, white fly, cushion scale, leather jackets, wireworm, vine weevil, lily beetle, aphids, capsid bugs, caterpillars, harlequin ladybirds and New Zealand flatworms.