Brain-eating amoebas hunt brain chemical before they kill you
Small but insidiousLondon School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine/Science Photo LibraryBy Jessica HamzelouAll it takes is a splash. Brain-eating amoeba can enter an unwary swimmer’s brain via their nose, and once that happens, their chances of survival are slim. “They have these food cups on their surface, which are like giant suckers,” says Francine...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark