Tardigrades, the smallest animals with legs, weirdly walk like creatures 500,000 times their size.
High temperatures "seem to be an Achilles heel" for otherwise resilient water bears, a study found.
Officially known as "tardigrades," these micro-animals are likely to be the last living things on the planet.
Water bears shall inherit the planet.
They showed it could even work on human cells too...
Another reason to love tardigrades, the unassuming badasses of animal kingdom.
Two research groups sequencing the genome of the same species of ‘water bear’ report different results.
The tardigrade or "water bear" genome has a huge amount of foreign DNA.