Study Offers Clues On How Tardigrades Or ‘Water Bears’ Survive Freezing Temperatures

Tardigrades, or water bears, are microscopic creatures excellent at adapting to harsh environmental conditions. Also known as moss piglets, tardigrades are eight-legged invertebrates that have been to space and would likely survive the apocalypse. In 2019, Ralph Schill, a professor at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomolecular Systems at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, showed … Read more