Explaining How Tardigrades Manage to Survive Under Extreme Conditions

Tardigrades are quite good at adjusting to challenging environmental circumstances. In the past, Ralph Schill, a professor at the University of Stuttgart’s Institute of Biomaterials and Biomolecular Systems, showed that dried tardigrades might remain unharmed for several years without ingesting water. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) The Journal of Zoology reported the research and methodology used by … Read more

‘Miracle baby’ giraffe born at Columbus Zoo | National

The Columbus Zoo has welcomed a long-legged, endangered new addition: a baby Masai giraffe. The unnamed newborn was born to 12-year-old mother Zuri on August 31, according to a news release from the zoo. “Not only is the calf fiercely cute, but his birth is especially significant as it marks an important achievement for the … Read more