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Although the scientists have only worked on amoeba-killing viruses, the research heightens concerns that pathogens infectious to humans will also emerge — outside of the laboratory — as permafrost thaws.
Both reawakened in laboratory dishes and infected living amoebas.
The story of an actress nipping at Beyoncé, as told to GQ by one Tiffany Haddish, has turned the internet in one, giant, amoeba-like detective.
The amoeba can infect a person when water goes up the nose and infections are rare, but almost always fatal.
The amoeba is typically found in lakes, rivers and hot springs and can enter the body through the nose, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Mosquito infestations, shark attacks and amoeba that can crawl up your nose and eat your brain.
The tactic, though effective, has earned her a reputation for hogging too much of the political spectrum; in a recent cartoon, the daily Berliner Zeitung depicted the Chancellor as a shapeless amoeba, methodically swallowing and digesting its prey.
The same concentration that knocks out a person will anesthetize a sea slug or an amoeba, and will even paralyze a fern that normally curls up when touched, Dr. Shafer said.
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AMOEBA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of amoeba for English Language Learners
: a tiny living thing that consists of a single cell
AMOEBA Defined for Kids
medical Definition of amoeba
amebicor amoebic play \-bik\ adjective
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