|New species of amoeba is named after a character in The Lord of the Rings|
Added: 10.02.2017 16:06 | 22 views | 0 comments
Brazilian researchers have identified a species of thecamoeba with a carapace that resembles the wizard's hat worn by Gandalf, one of the most important characters in The Lord of the Rings, a series of novels by J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973). The new species are named Arcella gandalfi as a tribute to Tolkien's wizard.