“Wormnado” – Hundreds of worms cluster into a tornado-like pattern on New Jersey sidewalk

Earthworms typically tunnel to the surface after a rainstorm and writhe on top of the soil and sidewalks. But a pack of worms in New Jersey did more than just litter the ground after a heavy downpour. On March 25, a woman from Hoboken spotted hundreds of worms congregating to form a weird, tornado-like shape on a walkway near Maxwell … Continue reading “Wormnado” – Hundreds of worms cluster into a tornado-like pattern on New Jersey sidewalk

Worms are cool: They can regrow their brains if they lose their heads

There are some animals that can grow back specific parts of their body when they have been cut off. Lizards, for example, are known for their ability to grow back their tails. However, experts have found something even more fascinating. New research published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B has revealed that some species of ribbon … Continue reading Worms are cool: They can regrow their brains if they lose their heads