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The World’s Fastest Creature Is Not What You Think

When it comes to naming the world’s fastest creature, it’s tempting to think of peregrine falcons, cheetahs, or marlins, but as researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology are apt to point out, we mustn’t forget Spirostomum ambiguum – a worm-like creature that reaches breakneck speeds through rapid shrinkage. Read More >>

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10cm Long Amoebas Found in Mariana Trench

What are ten centimeters across, live 6 miles under water, and are incredibly toxic? The Xenophyophores of the Mariana Trench — the largest individual cells in existence. Read More >>