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Planarians are cross-eyed flatworms that biology students used to cut into pieces to study regeneration.
In one way, the flatworms “are better” than a sea slug, Yusa says.
In one sense, planarians, the little cross-eyed flatworms that biology students mince up to study regeneration, “are better,” Yusa says.A sea slug’s detached head can crawl around and grow a whole new body|Susan Milius|March 8, 2021|Science News
An initiative in Senegal, for example, will reintroduce edible native river prawns that prey on the snails that transmit the parasitic flatworm that causes schistosomiasis.The fight to stop the next pandemic starts in the jungles of Borneo|Brian Barth|December 2, 2020|Popular-Science
In the 1950s, an unknown psychology professor at the University of Michigan named James McConnell made headlines—and eventually became something of a celebrity—with a series of experiments on freshwater flatworms called planaria.Memories Can Be Injected and Survive Amputation and Metamorphosis - Facts So Romantic|Marco Altamirano|October 20, 2020|Nautilus
Such is seen in the life history of the liver fluke, a flatworm which kills sheep, and in the tapeworm.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
A certain fresh-water flatworm has the mouth and pharynx in the middle of the body.The Organism as a Whole|Jacques Loeb
The parasite that's doing the damage is a flatworm, a trematode called Hepatodirus hominis.The Lani People|J. F. Bone
If a flatworm be cut in two, the front piece grows out a new tail, the hind piece a new head, and two perfect worms result.Biology|Edmund Beecher Wilson