Tardigrades Can Survive a Decade Without Water By Doing This [VIDEO]

Tardigrades are microscopic creatures that have much in common with liberals.  They are able to stayed dried out for a decade and have bisexual mating habits.  Tardigrades are also known as water bears because of their looks.  But they have a unique way of surviving without water for long periods of time.  That is due to the  ‘tardigrade-specific intrinsically disordered proteins’ (TDPs).

When there is water around this protein takes on a jelly-like consistency, but when there is no water the (TDPs) turns to glass and protects the vital organs against the heat and dry conditions.

While this may all seem like a trivia question and nothing more, if scientists learn to duplicate the process it can have some major world wide impact in areas such as drought resistant crops and to preserve…



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