Nematodes (image) Duke University Share Print E-Mail Caption Normal adult C. elegans nematode worms (above) are about 1 mm in length. Adults that had been starved for eight days early in their larval development (below) grow more slowly once feeding is resumed and end up smaller and less fertile. Credit Ryan Baugh, Duke University Usage Restrictions None 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.