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Microplastics make marine worms sick

Tiny bits of plastic rubbish could spell big trouble for marine life, starting with the worms, say a team of researchers from the University of Exeter and Plymouth University who report their evidence in a pair of studies in the Cell Press journal Current Biology.



Rusty worms in the brain

Iron is vital to human life; for example, it is a component of haemoglobin, the substance that makes our blood red and supplies our cells with oxygen.



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