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Poetic Empiricist's Bears in the Moss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Microscopic creatures surround us abundantly. Water bears are very small and not easy to see. Yet they’re tough enough to survive cycles of freeze-thaws, exposure to radiation only makes them pause. They can bathe in acid and boiling alcohol, or live nearly a decade with no water at all. Learn more about water bear feats that seem limitless, and the secret to these abilities they possess.
DUST MITES Nature’s Garbage Collectors
Series: Strange Little Creatures. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Biology
Dust mites are tiny, almost microscopic little creatures that live in things where you spend lots of time-- like your bed, your pillow, on the comfy couch, and the shaggy rug. They are always hungry, but you’ll never guess what they hunger for, and what they munch on all the time?
Brain Plague
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,530. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
“In Joan Slonczewski’s Brain Plague...a starving artist on the planet Veledon agrees to let a colony of “brain enhancers” occupy her skull. These microscopic creatures live in the brain’s outer linings, causing bursts of genius—or irreparable harm. The creatures themselves are like tiny human beings; one of their greatest concerns is getting their young to breed.” — The New Yorker