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Science  26 Jan 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5811, pp. 457
DOI: 10.1126/science.315.5811.457

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PHOENIX, ARIZONA-- At the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology meeting, held here from 3 to 7 January, researchers described male tubeworms with a distinctly odd but highly targeted development: They fail to mature, except with respect to their ability to produce sperm. (Read more.)