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Infectuously Cute Plush Microbes!
- Plush toys for people who love science.
- Great gag gift - "I gave you herpes!"
- Choose from many cells, diseases, and viruses.
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Infectuously Cute Plush Microbes!
Most folks never realize how cute microbes can be when expanded 1,000,000 times and then fashioned into cuddly plush. Until now, that is. Keep one on your desktop to remind yourself that there is an "invisible" universe out there filled with very small things that can do incredible damage to much bigger things. Then go and wash your hands. Lather, rinse, repeat.
Your choice of (see additional images for pics of each):
- Bed Bug(Cimex lectularius)
It won't bite - but tuck it in with someone for pleasant dreams!
- Beer Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Come and get it! This microbe is a baker, and a brewer -- and a scientist to boot. Pretty amazing! Learn about the secrets to its success.
- BookWorm (Anobium punctatum)
Do you have a favorite bookworm? We do! And our book-lover is sure to interest just about any bibliophile.
- Brain Cell (Neuron)
The more brain cells you have, the smarter you are.
- Cancer (Malignant neoplasm)
Turn it inside out and it becomes a happy, healthy cell!
- Chicken Pox (Varicella-Zoster virus)
Don't be scared — a new vaccine is making chickenpox roadkill.
- Common Cold (Rhinovirus)
Billions of people a year catch the cold. Now you can get one too -- without getting sick! Learn all about the Common Cold with this cuddly companion.
- E. Coli (Escherichia coli)
Everyone's welcome at a barbecue. Or are they?
- Egg Cell (Human Ovum)
Our egg cell would love to be the newest member of your family -- or get donated to someone special!
- Flesh Eating Disease (Streptococcus pyogenes) Caused by the same microbe responsible for strep-throats, Flesh Eating can put you on a diet -- fast.
- Flu (Orthomyxoviridae)
This guy may not look too tough, but don't let his cute looks fool you! Once he and his friends show up you're in for a pretty lousy time. Learn about his weaknesses so you can avoid unwanted encounters.
- Gonorrhea/The Clap (Neisseria gonorrhoeae) One of the most common venereal diseases, Gonorrhea can be easily cured -- or avoided. Know the risks.
- Herpes (Herpes Simplex Virus 2)
Breaking out is hard to do. Learn the facts.
- H.I.V. (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
Not cute in any sense, This plush microbe seeks to educate those about the deadly virus that destroys CD4 or T-helper cells.
- HPV (Human Papillomavirus Virus)
Get your shots, kids.
- Leprosy (Mycobacterium leprae)
Got your nose! No, really.
- Mad Cow Disease (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy) When bovine prions stampede the wrong way, everyone says Moo! (Each doll has its own unique pattern.)
- Measles (Morbillivirus)
Millions of people get Measles every year, despite a vaccine that's spot-on.
- Meningitis (Neisseria meningitidis)
A real headache - and a pain in the neck, too!
- Mono/Kissing Disease (Epstein-Barr Virus)
A kiss is just a kiss -- unless she's around! 95% of the population has encountered this sweetie pie. Just think of all the fun you can have giving Mono to somebody without all the medical complications!
- MRSA (Multiple-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
So immune to antibiotics, it's got a cape!
- Muscle Cell (Myocyte)
If you want to get in shape, get off your gluteus maximus and work your muscles! Muscle cell expands and contracts like a real muscle!
- Norovirus (Stomach Flu)
Making your cruise an unforgettable experience!
- The Plague/ Black Death (Yersinia pestis)
Improved hygiene and readily available antibiotics keep this bad boy at bay. But what a history.
- Red Blood Cell (Erythrocyte)
The life of the party, his best trick is to hold his breath until he turns blue! Invite him to your next bash and he's sure show you a bloody good time.
One of the most common viruses in children.
- Rubella Rubella virus
It would be rash not to get the vaccine for this one!
- Sperm Cell (Spermatozoon)
Our little man's man is the stuff of legends. You can bank on it.
- Syphillis/The Pox (Treponema pallidum)
Don't let a pox end up on your house -- or anyone else's house. The more you know, the better for everyone's real estate.
A common STD among women.
- Waterbear (Hypsibius dujardini)
The smallest bear in the world can hibernate for decades before coming back to life!
- White Blood Cell (Leukocyte)
Don't let his cute looks fool you -- this highly trained killer takes out enemy cells with extreme prejudice. Learn how to stay on his good side.
Each 5-7 inch plush microbe comes with a instructional card that includes an actual picture of the microbe along with information about the microbe in its natural environment.
* Orders of 5 or more Plush Microbes do not accrue Geek Points.
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