Long live the worm

April 2000
Science Teacher;Apr2000, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p14
Academic Journal
Reports on the findings of researchers from Michigan State University which reveals that tubeworms living at the cold and calm hydrocarbon-seep sites have longer life spans than those living at the hot hydrothermal vents. Comparison of the habitability of the two environment; Difference in growth rates of the tuberworms from the two environment type.


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