Scientists crack open a giant shipworm after a centuries-long hunt

Tuesday, 18 April 2017  (1 week ago)
For hundreds of years, biologists knew of the giant shipworm only from shell fragments and a handful of dead specimens.Those specimens, despite being preserved in museum jars, had gone to mush. Still, the shipworm's scattered remains...

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