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Franken Flatworms Grow Heads and Brains of Other Species
Call them Franken flatworms. Scientists have created worms with the heads and brains of other species just by manipulating cell communication. The research is an example of how development is controlled by more than genetics alone.
4 New 'Flatworm' Species: No Brains, No Eyes, No Problem
Four new species of deep-sea flatwormlike animals that look like deflated whoopee cushions and lack complex organs have helped solve a complicated puzzle about their group's placement on the tree of life, scientists found.
The return of the flatworm
Where does the acoel flatworm belong in the tree of life? Biologists have discussed this question for the last 20 years. Now Andreas Hejnol and his colleagues at the Sars Centre believe they have found the answer.
See inside Obama in 3D? Yes We Can!
Planarians are platyhelminth flatworms that live in leaf litter, hunting other creepy crawlies such as earthworms, snails, slugs, and insects.
Scientists play with a flatworm and grow another species' head instead
Tufts biologists induced one species of flatworm — G. dorotocephala, top left — to grow heads and brains characteristic of other species of flatworm, top row, without altering genomic sequence.

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