Water Bears Grin and Bear It

SCIENCE Tardigrades might be tiny, but they’re mighty mysterious. Also known as water bears (or my personal favorite, moss piglets), the eight-legged micro-beasties can survive basically anything, including years of dehydration, massive doses of radiation and the vacuum of space. (Washington Post) Tardigrades are one of the most frequently found microorganisms at bioblitzes—are they the cutest? You be the judge. Teachers, scroll down for a … Continue reading Water Bears Grin and Bear It