We are back with our C. elegans facts blog post. Since their discovery in 1900 by the zoologist Émile Maupas, Caenorhabditis elegans have helped to unveil numerous biological mysteries. Do you know some of the most important ones? If your answer is no, maybe you would like to check out our first 5 C. elegans facts you may not know (yet) post. But for now, let’s continue this journey.
1. Who said you need a partner?
A common question we get when we show the time-lapse videos taken by Nagi’s high-content screening platform is, how did a single worm end up putting eggs? Was she fertilized before entering the Nagi Chip?