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Fundamental research, Health

22 - 12 - 2015

Video: This immortal worm kills bacteria

A planarian is a small flatworm capable of removing bacteria that are very dangerous to humans such as Staphylococcus aureus or the agents responsible for legionellosis and tuberculosis. In a video posted on the CNRS website, researchers explain how the planarian inspire them to find molecules capable of countering these infections.