Seldom had my experiments on rotifers and tardigrades been surrounded with equal chances of success, yet they had always succeeded.
"The Man With The Broken Ear" by Edmond About
Egg of Tardigrade, after the yolk has subdivided.
"On the Origin and Metamorphoses of Insects" by Sir John Lubbock
Microscopic animals called tardigrades are among the few lifeforms thought capable of surviving the intense radiation, extreme temperatures and life-sucking vacuum of outer space.
Better known as water bears, tardigrades are eight-legged invertebrates visible to the naked eye and found throughout the world, making them a biology class favorite.
Motion sickness , 'tardigrade,' smartphones all make this week's Strange But True.
Motion sickness, ' tardigrade ,' smartphones all make this week's Strange But True.
Tardigrades or "Water Bears" are the first creature discovered to survive in space .