Brain-eating amoeba in Louisiana’s water

Naegleria fowleri¬† (also known as the "brain-eating amoeba") is a free-living, thermophilic excavate form of protist typically found in warm bodies of fresh water, such as ponds, lakes, rivers, and hot springs. It is also found in soil, near warm-water discharges of industrial plants, and in poorly chlorinated, or unchlorinated swimming pools.... N. fowleri can…

A child’s game in Uganda

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A glimpse of life in the Omo River Basin

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