Bdelloidea are microscopic aquatic animals that are related to roundworms

Bdelloidea are microscopic aquatic animals that are related to roundworms, found in freshwater and moist soil. Interestingly, a male has never been observed within the species; females reproduce exclusively by parthenogenesis (without fertilization).

Tardigrade image strip. Did they survive in space just because we took them there? Or did they come to earth FROM space?

Did they survive in space just because we took them there?

Anatomy of Tardigrada   Demonstrating the appearance of gravid tardigrades, mouthparts, and different claw-forms and exterior textures.  The Tardigrada of the Scottish Lochs: Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Vol. XLI - Part III - No. 27. By James Murray, 1905.

Anatomy of Tardigrada Demonstrating the appearance of gravid tardigrades, mouthparts, and different claw-forms and exterior textures. The Tardigrada of the Scottish Lochs: Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Vol. XLI - Part III - No.

A new favorite creature in space + everyplace- Tardigrade! 'This little critter is known as a water bear or a #Tardigrade. In 2008 they were the first #animal demonstrated to be able to survive the vacuum of space. They are virtually indestructible  survive being blasted w radiation, intense pressures & years of desiccation. Specimens were launched into #space by Swedish scientists & they returned unharmed after 8 days. #microscopic #microbiota #survivor #creature #curiosity #strange #weird

Award-winning images of some of the world's smallest life forms

The Tardigrade aka Water Bear. Able to survive the vacuum of space, radiation, intense pressures and years of being dried out and 'dead.

Tardigrades in Space - black fabric by pinky_wittingslow on Spoonflower - custom fabric

WATER BEARS Tardigrades in Space - black fabric by pinky_wittingslow on Spoonflower - custom fabric

A scanning electron micrograph of a water bear. Like regular bears, tardigrades have claws, which help in locomotion. Unlike regular bears i...

A scanning electron micrograph of a water bear. Like regular bears, tardigrades have claws, which help in locomotion. Unlike regular bears i.

Find and Care for a Pet Tardigrade ( Water Bear ) Step 7.jpg

Find and Care for a Pet Tardigrade (Water Bear)

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Encore peu médiatisée, l’extraordinaire découverte de Thomas Pesquet lors de sa deuxième sortie dans l’espace bouleverse nos connaissances en biologie : de minuscules animaux sont restés vivants...

Stupéfiant : Thomas Pesquet découvre des tardigrades vivants sur l'ISS (MAJ)

Is it possible to revive a frozen body back to life after a long period? Even after as long as thirty years. These days Japanese scientists are trying to find the answers to the query.

waterbears, moss pigletsor tardigrades

live of the waterbear or tardigrade in the pond and microscopy

Waterbear by Vladdyboy.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

water bears (tardigrades) are the only animals that can survive the vacuum of space.

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