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Platynereis or Spotify?

Every time I open Spotify, I see the pattern of engrailed expression in an early Platynereis larva. Once you see it, there is no turning back! Reference Prud’homme, B., de Rosa, R., Arendt, D., Julien, J.-F., Pajaziti, R., Dorresteijn, A. W. C., Adoutte, A., Wittbrodt, J., & Balavoine, G. (2003). Arthropod-like expression patterns of engrailed […]

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Nemertean worms attacking an annelid

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Necrophagy in the world’s longest worm

I’ve filmed the nemertean worm Lineus longissimus feeding on dead annelids! An example of necrophagy.