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....
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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/
Hypsibius
Hypsibius is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
The genome of Hypsibius dujardini, is being sequenced at the Broad Institute. Hypsibius dujardini has a c...
Astatumen
Astatumen is a genus of tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada found in Romania. Species of this genus were originally categorized in the genus Itaquascon until 1997.
Hypsibiidae
Hypsibiidae is a family of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Eremobiotus
Eremobiotus is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Itaquascon
Itaquascon is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Doryphoribius
Doryphoribius is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Platicrista
Platicrista is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Mesocrista
Mesocrista is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
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
Milnesium
Milnesium is a genus of Tardigrades.Described species include
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Ramazzottius
Ramazzottius is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Eohypsibiidae
Eohypsibiidae is a family of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada. It contains the following species in three genera:
Acutuncus
Acutuncus is a genus of tardigrade containing a single species, Acutuncus antarcticus.
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
Heterotardigrada
The class Heterotardigrada includes tardigrades (water bears) that have cephalic appendages and legs with four separate but similar digits or claws on each. 444 species have been described. The anatom...
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Hebesuncus
Hebesuncus is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Milnesiidae
Milnesiidae is a family of tardigrades of the class Eutardigrada.Described genera of Milnesiidae are
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Parascon
Parascon is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Bergtrollus
Bergtrollus dzimbowski is a species of tardigrades.The genus name Bergtrollus is named after the mythical Scandinavian "mountain troll" (berg meaning "mountain" in Norwegian, German, etc.). The speci...
Thulinius
Thulinius is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Parachaela
Parachaela is an order of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.