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Iron: What Humans Can Learn From Tiny Glowing Worms About This Vital Mineral
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
If you don’t already know about tubeworms you should for two reasons: one, they’re really cool and emit light for hours, and two, because a new study conducted in the sea creature could prove useful for humans, particularly in people with iron deficiencies. According to the study authors, ferritin can take in iron and store it for the future to nourish your body when needed. New research in the creature could help people with iron deficiencies. read more


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