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Where Do Tardigrades Live?

Exploring The Surprising Habitats Of These Resilient Micro-Animals

Tardigrade under a microscope. Note how they have an almost transparent body.

Table of Contents It is an animal so tough that scientists thought that it might survive on the moon. Israeli lunar lander Beresheet was carrying water bears, or tardigrades, to the moon. Unfortunately, the lander crashed. Although that’s over a hundred million dollars turned into a moondust, scientists speculated that […]

Where Do Tardigrades Live?

Exploring The Surprising Habitats Of These Resilient Micro-Animals

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Table of Contents It is an animal so tough that scientists thought that it might survive on the moon. Israeli lunar lander Beresheet was carrying water bears, or tardigrades, to the moon. Unfortunately, the lander crashed. Although that’s over a hundred million dollars turned into a moondust, scientists speculated that

Okapi: Is It Half Giraffe And Half Zebra?

Two okapis together at the Denver Zoo.

Table of Contents What would you call this— a giraffe or a zebra?, Credit: Wikimedia/ Daniel Jolivet I was baffled when I first saw a picture of this creature on Congolese currency. I wondered why they were printed there. In no more than a glance, I found an answer— the

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Table of Contents What would you call this— a giraffe or a zebra?, Credit: Wikimedia/ Daniel Jolivet I was baffled when I first saw a picture of this creature on Congolese currency. I wondered why they were printed there. In no more than a glance, I found an answer— the

6 See Through Animals

Glass Frog

Table of Contents Have you ever tried to walk in through a door, only to be greeted by a bang, since you couldn’t figure out the presence of a glass door? This might seem quite a trouble for you, but there are see-through animals that use transparency as a tool

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Table of Contents Have you ever tried to walk in through a door, only to be greeted by a bang, since you couldn’t figure out the presence of a glass door? This might seem quite a trouble for you, but there are see-through animals that use transparency as a tool

How Do Bacteria Become Resistant To Antibiotics?

What causes antibiotic resistance?

Penicillium notatum

After Dr. Alexander Fleming returned from his holidays, he found mold growing in cultures of a bacteria species. He found that the mold was capable of stopping any further growth of the bacteria. Thus began an era of a novel group of medicines called antibiotics. Antibiotics have been used to

How Do Bacteria Become Resistant To Antibiotics?

What causes antibiotic resistance?

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After Dr. Alexander Fleming returned from his holidays, he found mold growing in cultures of a bacteria species. He found that the mold was capable of stopping any further growth of the bacteria. Thus began an era of a novel group of medicines called antibiotics. Antibiotics have been used to

Photosynthesis in Bacteria

Do bacteria have photosynthesis?

Cyanobacteria, the organisms responsible for complex life on earth, bloom in a lake

Plants are great cooks! They need sunlight and water, and voilà—they produce “food” from thin air in the form of sugar. Do you know who else in nature are great cooks? Bacteria. How do these minute organisms pull off this amazing feat? Let’s head to the microbial kitchen and unravel

Photosynthesis in Bacteria

Do bacteria have photosynthesis?

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Plants are great cooks! They need sunlight and water, and voilà—they produce “food” from thin air in the form of sugar. Do you know who else in nature are great cooks? Bacteria. How do these minute organisms pull off this amazing feat? Let’s head to the microbial kitchen and unravel

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