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Tardigrades Can Survive in Space, But Can They Handle Climate Change?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
You may have heard the rumors: tardigrades are tough. Giving the honey badger a run for its money, the tardigrade or water bear has been reported to be practically impervious to freezing cold and scorching heat and radiation. Even their eggs, according to Wired, may be able to survive a trip to space. Researchers at the University of Modena set out to study the effects of climate change on tardigrades, who, according to New Scientist, are plentiful in the Antarctic. read more


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