|The Flu (source)|
And if you rather not give a stuffed flu microbe to your friends, how about 'beer yeast', or even the 'common cold'?
|The Common Cold (source)|
But giant microbes are not for everyone. Fortunately here is a Cellular guide to holiday gift giving:
For your more sophisticated science friends, perhaps some double-helix shelving.
|DNA shelf (Tom Schneider)|
|Pyramidal neuron necklace (Morphologica)|
|neuron tie (Fractal Spin)|
And something the whole family can enjoy.
|Petri dish ornament (Artologica)|