A thermophile is an organism — a type of extremophile — that thrives at relatively high temperatures, between 41 and 122 °C (106 and 252 °F). Many thermophiles are archaea. Thermophilic euba...
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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.
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.
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.
Thermotoga hypogea
Thermotoga hypogea is a hyperthermophilic organism that is a member of the order Thermotogales. It is thermophilic, xylanolytic, glucose-fermenting, strictly anaerobic and rod-shaped. The type strain ...
Fervidobacterium gondwanense
Fervidobacterium gondwanense is a species of thermophilic anaerobic bacteria. It is non-sporulating, motile, gram-negative, and rod-shaped.
Roseobacter litoralis
Roseobacter litoralis is a species of aerobic pink-pigmented bacteria. It contains Bacteriochlorophyll a. It contains spheroidenone, does not synthesize bacteriochlorophyll anaerobically, but shows a...
Thermotoga neapolitana
Thermotoga neapolitana is a hyperthermophilic organism that is a member of the order Thermotogales.
In taxonomy, Methanopyrus is a genus of the Methanopyraceae.Methanopyrus is a genus of methanogen, with a single described species, M. kandleri. It is a hyperthermophile, discovered on the wall of a ...
Milnesium is a genus of Tardigrades.Described species include
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Paralvinella sulfincola
Paralvinella sulfincola is a species of polychaete worm of the Alvinellidae family that thrives on undersea hot-water vents. It dwells within tubes in waters surrounding hydrothermal vents, in close p...
Paralvinella sulfincola - Wikipedia
Thermomesochra reducta is a species of copepod in the family Canthocamptidae, and the only species in the genus Thermomesochra. It is listed as Data Deficient on the IUCN Red List.T. reducta was descr...
Thermomesochra - Wikipedia
Taq polymerase
Taq polymerase /ˌtæk ˈpɒlɨməreɪz/ is a thermostable DNA polymerase named after the thermophilic bacterium Thermus aquaticus from which it was originally isolated by Thomas D. Brock in 1965. It is of...
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Thermococcus gammatolerans
Thermococcus gammatolerans is an archaea extremophile and the most radiation resistant known organism.Discovered in 2003 in a submarine hydrothermal vent in the Guaymas Basin about 2,000 meters deep o...
Thermococcus gammatolerans - Wikipedia
Acutuncus is a genus of tardigrade containing a single species, Acutuncus antarcticus.
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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Thermotoga elfii
Thermotoga elfii is a thermophilic, glucose-fermenting, strictly anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium that is a member of the order Thermotogales. The type strain of T. elfii is SEBR 6459. It was first iso...
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Thermus aquaticus
Thermus aquaticus is a species of bacterium that can tolerate high temperatures, one of several thermophilic bacteria that belong to the Deinococcus-Thermus group. It is the source of the heat-resist...
Milnesiidae is a family of tardigrades of the class Eutardigrada.Described genera of Milnesiidae are
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In taxonomy, Pyrobaculum is a genus of the Thermoproteaceae.
As its Latin name Pyrobaculum (the "fire stick") suggests, the archaeon is rod-shaped and isolated from locations with high temperature...
Chloroflexus aurantiacus
Chloroflexus aurantiacus is a photosynthetic bacterium isolated from hot springs, belonging to the green non-sulfur bacteria. This organism is thermophilic and can grow at temperatures from 35 °...
Chloroflexus aurantiacus - Wikipedia
Milnesium tardigradum
Milnesium tardigradum is a cosmopolitan species of tardigrade that can be found in a diverse range of environments. M. tardigradum has also been found in the sea around Antarctica.M. tardigradum was ...
Milnesium tardigradum - Wikipedia
Caldisericum exile is a species of bacteria sufficiently distinct from other bacteria to be placed in its own family, order, class and phylum. It is the first member of the thermophilic candidate phyl...