FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | October 11, 2018

What makes tardigrades such great survivors (video)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2018 — Tardigrades are tiny animals that can live in water droplets just about anywhere. When those water droplets dry out, tardigrades undergo an astonishing transformation to survive the lack of water. In this video, Reactions explores the chemistry of these remarkable survivors: https://youtu.be/dEW1_Pba3z4.

Youtube ID: dEW1_Pba3z4

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