April 13, 2021

The incredible way Tardigrades survive total dehydration

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By George Dvorsky From Gizmodo Tardigrades, also known as “water bears”, are probably the toughest microscopic creatures on the planet, capable of surviving freezing, radiation, and even the vacuum of space. They’re also able to withstand complete dehydration—and scientists have finally figured out how they do it. Researchers from the University of North Carolina, Chapel […]