April 2014 archive

Apr 21

Water bear

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Incredible Critter That’s Tough Enough to Survive in Space | Science | WIRED. WIRED shows us this incredible picture of a tardigrade, or water bear.  The water bear is a microscopic creature that can survive freezing, boiling, and so far, up to 8 days in the vacuum of space.  That’s …

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