“Shipworms were already weird animals, but they just got weirder. The ocean-dwelling clams, which actually look much more like slimy worms, are some of the only creatures in the world that can eat wood. Now scientists have figured out that shipworms are even more unique than we thought…”
The Washington Post article was published November 11, 2014. Learn more about the DOE JGI’s role in the shipworm study, which was published ahead online on November 10, or about the DOE JGI’s Community Science Program.