Microscopic Superheroes to Help Protect Astronaut Health in Space

In the long run, revealing what makes tardigrades so tolerant could lead to ways of protecting biological material, such as food and medicine from extreme temperatures, drying out, and radiation exposure, which will be invaluable for long-duration, deep-space exploration missions. That’s superhero-size potential for the teeny tardigrade.

via Watts Up With That?

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June 7, 2021 at 04:19AM

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