C. elegans (image) Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption Researchers at Sanford-Burnham and elsewhere use C. elegans, a type of worm, to study aging and other cellular processes. Credit Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Usage Restrictions Please use the caption and credit provided. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.