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Sick? Eat Worms!

Worms--the intestinal parasite type --may be useful in treating lung disease and healing wounds (which could be why they evolved to torment us in the first place). These worms infect over a billion people all over the world every year, and kill millions of them....
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Longer Life the PLEASANT Way

Astronauts took worms into space?now they've used them to unlock the secret of longer life. Before, the only advice scientists had for us was to eat a severely calorie-restricted diet (which makes us wonder if living longer would be worth it). Now, thanks to worm research, they have more palatable advice for us.

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