Category: Biological

The tardigrade, also known as the water bear, is renowned for many reasons. The nearly indestructible micro-organism is known to have the capacity to survive extreme temperatures (-272C to 151C), and is the only animal able to survive in the vacuum of space. Today, with the publication of its genome in PNAS, the humble water […]

Source: PNAS: The tardigrade (water bear), the only animal that can survive in the vacuum of space, has the most foreign DNA of any animal. — Meta Science News

Posted: November 23, 2015 in Biological