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WORMS ARE CLEVERER THAN YOU THINK

All day from Thursday 31 March until Sunday 10 April

Times shown are in GMT (UTC +0) up to the 26th March. For events on or after 27th March times are in BST (UTC +1).

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Find out how worms can help us to understand ageing and how we sense pain, by using our online videos, games and activities, together with a printout booklet to help you follow along and learn. Match mutants to their names, play our sweet-finding board game or ask a question. You’ll be amazed what a tiny worm can tell us about how our brains work!

Scientists use model organisms, such as C. elegans worms to better understand processes in humans. Amazingly, these worms can teach us about our senses and the ageing process.

Worms sense through a range of senses that help our understanding of how human brains work too.

Use our videos and online activities to learn about these worms. Sometimes genetic changes happen that create mutant worms with special characteristics. Can you identify these? You can even ask our scientists questions online.

You’ll be amazed what a tiny worm can tell us about how our brains work!

Access this event here - https://www3.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/sites/cambridgefestival/worms/

Booking/Registration is: UNAVAILABLE

Additional Information

Age: Adults, Children under 12
Format: Other, Workshop
Timing: Available on Demand
Cost: 0
Event Capacity: Unlimited
Theme: Discovery
Accessibility: Full access
Image copyright: MRC LMB Visual Aids

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