Nuances in C. elegans Crawling Behavior (image) Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University Share Print E-Mail Caption To the naked eye, the nematode C. elegans appears to move forward, backward and turn. With a new method of modeling dynamical systems, researchers from the Biological Physics Theory Unit and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam have revealed subtle nuances in each of these behavioral states. Credit OIST Usage Restrictions CC2.0 [attribution] 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.