Worm inspires 'comfortable' test

Richard Lord fishinfo at guernsey.net
Tue Dec 28 01:49:00 EST 2004


  *From BBC news

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/4083557.stm

Scientists are developing a new way of carrying out internal
examinations on patients - based on a wriggling worm.
In an endoscopy, a long flexible tube is fed into the body. It can be
very uncomfortable.

But a team from the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, found the ragworm,
which lives in seashores, could offer a model for a more comfortable
test...........

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Yours sincerely,
Richard
Richard Lord
Guernsey GY1 1BQ

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