April 06, 2010

RANDOM: Giant Stuffed Toys of Cells, Microbes, Germs, & Viruses

I recently learned of a company that makes stuffed animals... except they are not OF animals, but rather they are human cells as well as germs like staph, H1N1 virus, Lyme Disease, Strep, etc.

Though the diseases they cause are not fun, these stuffed microbes are cute and friendly.

Here are a few of my favorites. For a complete list of toys like these, click here

Here is Lyme Disease:

Here is a nerve cell:

And finally, here is Epstein Barr Virus (otherwise known as mono or kissing disease):
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