Vibrio Cholerae. Gabriel Garcia Marquez notwithstanding, the sufferings of romantic entanglements are only marginally comparable to those of a cholera infection. Prevalent around the Ganges since ancient times, this disease spread via trade routes in the 18th century to become a global problem. Our cuddly Giant Microbes are supplied with an information sheet and a magnified image of the actual bug described (pictured).
A classic 'top trumps'-style card game - of the world's deadliest diseases. Play one disease against another and try to trump your opponents card in terms of fatality rate, incubation period and so on. 30 cards plus instructions in a neat box.
Immunoglobulins, also known as antibodies, are glycoprotein molecules made by white blood cells. They recognise and bind to particular antigens (such as viruses or bacteria), helping the process of destroying them. This delightful set includes one plush antibody and one detachable little "antigen". 5 x...
Seven of the commonest household bacteria are on our teatowel! Printed on it, at least, in suitably nasty colours. An original design for Present Indicative by Geoff Sawers. Care guide: Machine washable (but you could also boil it or scrub it with carbolic soap). Approximately...
Tardigrades (“slow walker”), waterbears, moss-piglets - everyone's favourite phylum of eight-legged micro-animal, famous for their ability to survive in the most extreme environments and hibernate for decades. Our cuddly Giant Microbes are supplied with an information sheet and a magnified image of the actual bug...