The world is crawling with worms, from the soil, to the water, and even inside some of us. To many people, worms are simply repulsive. Though in a strange twist, these creatures are turning out to be valuable allies to all mankind. The worm, a living tube of flesh, has become a lab star due to its beautiful simplicity. Worms have helped scientists solve great puzzles in genetics and disease; they've even helped map the human genome.

Film Duration: 46 min