There's one group of animals that can survive the vacuum of space, deep-sea pressure, blistering radiation, searing heat, and frigid cold. They're called tardigrades — although you could also call them water bears or moss piglets — and in 2017, scientists discovered the protein responsible for their incredible toughness.
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Written by Ashley Hamer March 31, 2017
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