Interview: The discreet charm of nematode worms

 作者:康佚     |      日期:2019-03-02 05:08:01
By Lucy Middleton Eileen Harris has been a curator of parasitic worms at the Natural History Museum in London for more than 30 years, looking after its world-class collection of some half a million specimens. She has one of the most varied jobs in biology: when she’s not identifying species or looking for parasites in the dissected bodies of stranded whales, she is taking calls from members of the public unnerved by the appearance of a long wriggling creature in their bathroom. She talks to Lucy Middleton about her life with worms,