Behold The Mighty, Microscopic Water Bear Microscopic water bears, also known as tardigrades, can withstand boiling, freezing, radiation, the vacuum of space and years of dehydration. Biologist Bob Goldstein of the University of North Carolina describes the creatures and why he studies them.
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Behold The Mighty, Microscopic Water Bear

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Behold The Mighty, Microscopic Water Bear

Behold The Mighty, Microscopic Water Bear

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Microscopic water bears, also known as tardigrades, can withstand boiling, freezing, radiation, the vacuum of space and years of dehydration. Biologist Bob Goldstein of the University of North Carolina describes the creatures and why he studies them.

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