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Giant Microbes Primorial Putties | 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

12/06/2012
Andrew S. Wiecek

These Giant Microbes Primordial Putties are a cool way to explain to your little researcher at home about the primordial soup theory.

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A long, long time ago in a galaxy not so far away... (well, more like our back yard), a primordial soup of organic compounds gave rise to microbial life. Or so goes the theory. And these Giant Microbes Primordial Putties are a cool way to explain to your little researcher at home about the primordial soup theory of the origins of life. And by cool, we mean totally gross. This toy features a microbe emerging from a gooey puddle of ooze.    

Giant Microbes Primordial Putties, $7.99, available at thinkgeek.com