Collodictyon - After two decades of examining different types of organisms through a microscope at the lake in Norway, scientists claim to have discovered one of the oldest organisms. The findings were believed to be the oldest human ancestor believed to have existed millions of years ago. Cells are not the categories of living organisms such as animals, plants, parasites, fungi and algae, but the cells of early human species.
Girl contracts brain eating amoeba after swimming at Arkansas water park
July 29, 2013 A 12-year-old Arkansas girl has contracted Naegleria fowleri (parasitic meningitis), a rare and deadly disease caused by a brain-eating amoeba, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Arkansas Department of Public Health. This is the first known case of parasitic meningitis in years, according to Medical Daily. It is caused by the amoeba Naegleria fowleri and is typically found in freshwater or soil. It enters the human body through the nose...
This bizarre deep-water fish called the Barreleye has a transparent head and tubular eyes. The two spots above the fish’s mouth are not eyes, they are in fact olfactory organs called nares, which are analogous to human nostrils
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