Okay, I have a bit of a mystery and it’s driving me nuts. I’m a bit of a laser nerd. I collect a fairly wide range of DPSS handheld and larger Argon bench lasers. Among the things I do with them (aside from wasting prodigious amounts of time) is a form of projection laser microscopy that I’ve sort of developed hacked into being.
Over the past year I’ve been observing some very curious creatures with this apparatus I’ve created. They’re tiny, they’re ugly, they’re mean to each other and if they were much bigger they’d scare the crap out of me. Really. They scare me enough as it is and they’re smaller than a single human red blood cell (I know, I checked…anything in the name of science).
From observing and filming them extensively, I have come to believe that these are very complex lifeforms, clearly multicellular, and they even exhibit some fairly advanced behavioral characteristics (I am totally serious).
The problem is that I cannot identify them. Not family, not genus, not species, not phylum, class, or even order…heck they could be aliens for all I know. What I do know is that I have been uable to find them in any microbiology text, any book on insects or arachnids, no crustacean book either, even the all knowing info-god Google has let me down so I am turning to you, my smart readers for help. Please help me find out what the hell these things are!!!!!
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