[UPDATE, 11/29/2012: There have been recent developments on this issue, which I analyze here]
Apparently, there is a Microsquid capable of nearly infinite lifespan. What the article doesn’t delve into is whether or not it can be killed by outside forces. Now that would be worth reporting. I wonder what implications this has for John Leslie’s crank metaphysics? Read the article. This thing is a regular Benjamin Button of a sea creature. Also, does this make Alex Chiu obsolete? You be the judge.