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Bacteria that could pass as X-men: part 2

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'Second part of my thinly veiled excuse to research X-men and call it work. The first post can be found here. This is only meant to be a two-parter but I’ll see how I feel on Monday, and whether I can find any more X-men that are as amazing as bacteria.'

4) Multiple Man

Multiple Man’s power is that he can replicate himself, splitting his body into two or more identical copies in clear violation of the laws of conservation of mass. When he wants to get rid of these extra bits he can sort of return them to his body, reforming as one person. It’s strongly suggested that he remains in control of all the extra multiple men as well, one of them can’t go off and (say) rob a bank without him controlling it.

The bacteria: Mycobacterium
 
 

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