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The Tardigrade: Practically Invisible, Indestructible ‘Water Bears’ (nytimes.com)
42 points by Hooke 596 days ago | hide | past | web | 4 comments | favorite



The PBS show "The cat in the Hat"[1] has an episode on these small beasts (episode 202[2]).

  [1] http://pbskids.org/catinthehat/video/
  [2] http://www.pbs.org/parents/catinthehat/about_prog_epi_desc_201_210.html



Does anyone know if its full genome has been sequenced?


I wonder how many of these things have got to Mars ahead of us.




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