Survival secret of 'Earth's hardiest animal' revealed
A gene from an almost indestructible microscopic creature could provide "radiation shield" for human cells, scientists find.
The tardigrade genome has been sequenced, and it has the most foreign DNA of any animal
Scientists have sequenced the entire genome of the tardigrade , AKA the water bear, for the first time. And it turns out that this weird little creature has the most foreign genes of any animal studie...
Water bears' super resilience may be linked to foreign DNA
Tardigrades, also known as water bears, are nearly indestructible. The microscopic animals can survive boiling water, extreme cold, and even a trip to space. Tardigrades can even be frozen for a year,...
Video (07:54) - First Animal to Survive in Space
Tardigrades or "Water Bears" are the only creatures that can survive the extreme conditions in the vacuum of outer space. Watch the comments response video h...
The water bear (tardigrade), the most extreme animal on our planet ...
Mar 26, 2010 ... Meet the water bear, the world thoughest animal. Measuring only some 0.1 to 1.5 mm, this tiny creature resembles a minature bear. Read all ...
Water bear
The water bear is know as the worlds toughest animal! It can survive extreme conditions. The song used is Bring me to life. Written by Evanescence. I dont cl...
Video (00:38) - Tardigrade Movement in Water
The tardigrade (water bear) Hypsibius dujardini in water with algae. http://tardigrades.bio.unc.edu/
Survival secret of 'Earth's hardiest animal' revealed
A gene from an almost indestructible microscopic creature could provide "radiation shield" for human cells, scientists find.
Camptoneurites
Camptoneurites is an extinct insect which existed in Russia during the middle Permian period.
Tardigrade
Tardigrades (also known as waterbears or moss piglets) are water-dwelling, segmented micro-animals, with eight legs.They were first discovered by the German pastor Johann August Ephraim Goeze in 1773....
Tardigrade - Wikipedia
Platicrista
Platicrista is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Hyphomonas
In taxonomy, Hyphomonas is a genus of the Hyphomonadaceae.
Ramazzottius
Ramazzottius is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Pseudomonas
Pseudomonas is a genus of Gram-negative, aerobic gammaproteobacteria, belonging to the family Pseudomonadaceae containing 191 validly described species. The members of the genus demonstrate a great de...
Pseudomonas - Wikipedia
Mixibius
Mixibius is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Necopinatidae
Necopinatidae is a family of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.It contains the following species in two genera
Tyulkinia
Tyulkinia is an extinct genus of camptoneuritid insects which existed in what is now Russia during the lower Permian period (Kungurian age). It was named by Danil S. Aristov, Sergey Yu. Storozhenko, C...
Arthrobacter
Arthrobacter (from the Greek, "jointed small stick”) is a genus of bacteria that is commonly found in soil. All species in this genus are Gram-positive obligate aerobes that are rods during exponentia...
Grylloblatta
Grylloblatta is a genus of insects in the family Grylloblattidae. It contains 13 species, including Grylloblatta chirurgica, almost exclusively from high-altitude and high-latitude regions of the Unit...
Grylloblatta - Wikipedia
Thulinius
Thulinius is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Pseudobiotus
Pseudobiotus is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus
Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus is a species of bacteria capable of degrading high concentrations of 4-chlorophenol, hence its name. As such. it may be useful in bioremediation. Its type strain is DSM 1...
Pseudomonas genome database
The Pseudomonas Genome Database is a database of genomic annotations for the pseudomonas genomes.
Halomonas
Halomonas is a genus of halophilic proteobacteria. It grows over the range of 5 to 25% NaClThe type species of this genus is Halomonas elongata.
The name Halomonas derives from: Greek noun hals, h...
Grylloblatta chirurgica
Grylloblatta chirurgica is a species of insect in family Grylloblattidae. Like other species in the genus, it is endemic to the United States. This species is also known as the Mount Saint Helens gryl...
Microhypsibiidae
Microhypsibiidae is a family of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.It contains the following species in two genera