Category Archives: Water bear

Footprints

  H/T: The Farthest Visible Reaches of Space, NASA Advertisements

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WOW

And they still wonder! Are There Aliens?

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Eggheads

SB1 &SB3, looking good after thirty years!

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Small Potatoes

  (Snafu Haiku) why pretend to be a small potato StarBear? solve agar problem! h/t  Lab staple agar hit by seaweed shortage, Nature Journal 

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Bioluminescent BakTun

   H/T to the shiny Hinea brasiliana

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Belly Button Bacteria

  h/t: In the hunt for new antibiotics, the genius of simplicity, by Carl Zimmer on STAT;  

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Cirque de l’√Čtoile

   Sak Sarel! (Accelerated vertical gene transfer.)

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Rubbadubbadub

   It will all come out in the wash! Brush up on biology… H/T:  The Genome of the Tardigrade Hypsibius dujardini

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Bear on a Bicycle

   H/T to CRISPR and HGT.

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StarBear Sensory Schematic

Behold the StarTAunticulus Map! 1: StarBear’s very sensitive imaginary sabre teeth 2: Fairly short feel ‘armlessness, reminiscent of the Tyrannosaurus Rex problem 3: Large feet, fit snugly in mouth 4: Tentacles: ask a Tardigrade specialist! (The cat’s whiskers, I tell … Continue reading

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