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Brain-Eating Amoeba Infects Second Victim This Summer: Is There Hope After First Victim's Recovery?

By | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 15:41

Brain-eating amoebas have claimed this summer's second victim, as the first victim is set to start rehab this week.

Brain-Eating Amoeba

Brain-Eating Amoebas Invade US Lakes Due To Global Warming

By | Thu, 06/27/2013 - 21:30

Primary amebic meningoencephalitis, caused by the parasite Naegleria fowleri, has a 99% fatality rate and is usually not diagnosed until it's too late.

Slime Mold

Brainless Slime Mold Secretes Memories to Solve Problems

By | Tue, 10/09/2012 - 14:12

Slime molds use a type of spatial "memory" to navigate through a maze to find food, despite lacking a brain.

eye bacteria

Eye-Eating Amoeba Causes Blindness in Contact Lens Wearers

By | Thu, 09/06/2012 - 17:00

Contact lens wearers beware: scientists have warned that people who don't clean that lenses properly are at the mercy of a tap water-dwelling bug that can gnaw through eyeballs and cause blindness.