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GIANTmicrobes, Inc. Announces Big New Line-up of Contagiously Cute Toys and Collectibles for Christmas

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trim your trees and fill your stockings with new ornaments and toys from GIANTmicrobes, Inc. (www.giantmicrobes.com), the innovative designers of collectible toys inspired by the microscopic world.

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Like other GIANTmicrobes® products, the new additions are humorously educational toys modeled on electron micrographs, enlarged a million times actual size. Each includes an image and information about the microbe it represents. The 100+ microbes range from the infectious (Common Cold) to the catastrophic (Ebola Virus) to the anthropological (Brain Cell) to the wonderful (Amoeba).

Highlights:

• GIANTmicrobes® Primordial Putty with collectible figures
• Inside-out reversible Cancer cell doll that is curable
• White Lab Mouse: unsung hero of medical miracles
• GIANTmicrobes® Wreath box of ornaments

The entire collection is popular worldwide with college students, medical professionals, parents, educators, collectors, kids of all ages – and anyone with a sense of humor! 

Available Now:

New GIANTmicrobes® Primordial Putty – Each petri dish of orange putty includes a different collectible figure (Flesh Eating, Black Death, Ebola or Anthrax).  Perfect stocking stuffers! (SRP $7.95)

http://www.giantmicrobes.com/us/products/primordial-putty.html

New GIANTmicrobes® Wreath Box: Five mini microbes dressed up for Christmas: Stomach Ache Gingerbread Man, caroling Sore Throat, Frosty the White Blood Cell Snowman, angelic Nerve Cell, and Amoeba in sparkly gold lame, only available in this set.  (SRP $24.95)

http://www.giantmicrobes.com/us/products/merrychristmasmicrobes.html

Available November 14

New GIANTmicrobes® Originals: Cancer: Cancer happens when good cells turn bad. But the GIANTmicrobes® Cancer doll is reversible – so you can cure the bad cell! (SRP $12.95)

Link live November 14: http://www.giantmicrobes.com/us/products/cancer.html

New GIANTmicrobes® Originals: Plasma: Blood is thicker than water – and so is plasma! (SRP $9.95)

Link live November 14: http://www.giantmicrobes.com/us/products/plasma.html

GIANTmicrobes® Originals: Norovirus: This highly contagious stomach flu hangs out and causes trouble in crowded places.  (SRP $9.95)

Link live November 14: http://www.giantmicrobes.com/us/products/norovirus.html

Available November 27:

GIANTmicrobes® Originals: Liver:  Handling holiday eggnog is just one of the 500 functions performed by the body's largest organ.  (SRP $9.95)

Link live November 27:  http://www.giantmicrobes.com/us/products/liver.html

New GIANTmicrobes® Originals: Lab Mouse:  Not a creature was stirring…not even the GIANTmicrobes® White Lab Mouse BALB/C. ($14.95 SRP)

Link live November 27:  http://www.giantmicrobes.com/us/products/whitemouse.html

About GIANTmicrobes, Inc.

Founded in 2002 by Drew Oliver, a former editor of the Harvard Lampoon, GIANTmicrobes, Inc. (www.giantmicrobes.com) is a fast-growing global brand which distributes its products in drug stores, bookstores, museums, science centers, hospital gift shops, educational catalogs, and gift shops worldwide, as well as the company's website, www.giantmicrobes.com.  

SOURCE GIANTmicrobes, Inc.

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