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Defining the Water Bears: Phylogeny of the Tardigrade

Introduction

The tardigrade, or ‘Tardigrada‘ which translates to ‘the slow stepper’ has established itself amongst scientific literature as one of the most resilient organisms on earth. 907 more words

Biology

To dump a chunk of trunk

The Mammal has deemed that Hox genes and good old-fashioned feel-good evo-devo are a good way to blink back to life*. Also, tardigrades. Tardigrades are awesome. 1,456 more words

Evolution

Trivia Time! - Random Fact of the Day

I love learning random facts about random people, places, and things, so this will be a new segment where I share cool and hip information. 323 more words

DÜNYANIN EN DAYANIKLI CANLISI: TARDİGRADLAR


Derin uzay boşlukları, kozmik radyasyonlar, mutlak sıfıra yakın sıcaklıklar veya ağır kimyevi zehirler… Elbette bir insanın birkaç saniyeden daha fazla dayanamayacağı koşullar. Ancak bir canlı türü var ki böyle yerlerde sorunsuz yaşam sürebiliyorlar. 1,158 more words

The Toughest, and Cutest, Life Form?

What can survive being frozen and revived at least 30 years later? What about surviving being nearly dried out and rehydrated? How about being fine after several days in space? 290 more words

Biology

The Water Bears and Their Controversial Genes

Time to combine two of my favourite things: scientific controversy and water bears. Not a common combination, I grant you, but both are great and the chance to cover a scientific controversy about water bears is too good to pass up. 990 more words

Science

Surviving bear encounter in Mravinjac

I was only walking, I climbed up the hill and eased over into level wooded area beyond Selišta. As I approached that small patch in the wood that is replete with thick mossy pads it happened. 388 more words

Mravinjac