Just another reason why tardigrades are the best micro-animals
Nicknamed water bears and moss piglets, the tiny creatures called tardigrades are adorable under the laser scanning microscope. Plus they can survive in the vacuum of space.
WATER BEARS ACTIVE & DORMANT WATER BEAR EGGS Water bears (or tardigrades) are tiny invertebrates that live in aquatic and semi-aquatic habitats such as lichen and damp moss. They require water to...
Tardigrades - a historical colour image
'The Water Bear web base' is a monthly journal devoted to the incredible microscopic tardigrades (i.e. water bears), issue #9
In pictures: Royal Society photo award winners
The winners and runners-up in the Royal Society Publishing Photography competition are revealed.
Tardigrade or water bear foot SEM - Stock Image - C013/5123
Tardigrade or water bear foot. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a water bear foot (Echiniscus sp.).
How tardigrades protect their DNA to defy death
Tardigrades encase their DNA in a cloud of protective protein to shield from damage by radiation or drying out.
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