Saturday, 26 December 2015

Tardigrades Turn To Glass When Dried Out

Tardigrades Turn To Glass When Dried Out

Tardigrades, also known as water bears, are the ultimate survivors. They can handle everything from the vacuum of space to 600 times the normal atmospheric pressure. And new research is revealing how they manage one of their party tricks, turning to glass when there is not enough water to maintain normal life processes.
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