The Pompeii worm proves invincible to the world's harshest conditions.
In the 1840s, a new painting by Jean Francois Millet was unveiled in Paris. But, horror of horrors, no one seemed to like it!
Can you imagine that the lowly clam would take on a role as water based pollution detector?
While in the tube, the worm’s tail end might be immersed in temperatures as hot as 178 degrees Fahrenheit, while its head rests in cooler water, as moderate as 72 degrees Fahrenheit.