Ep 141: The largest of the small



The largest of the small

Not every single-celled life form is microscopic. Some of them can be seen with the naked eye. Some of them are, at least compared to other single-celled creatures, downright gigantic.

Here’s an article about the large amoeba that was found on the bottom of the ocean.

Giant single celled organisms lurk on ocean’s deepest point

Here’s an article about a single celled bit of seaweed that looks like a tiny fern.

Structure of world’s largest single cell is reflected at the molecular level

And here’s a video about why single celled organisms don’t get much larger than the examples in today’s episode.

What is the biggest single-celled organism?


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