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Scientists Learning From Tardigrades

Tardigrades coat themselves in glass when they don’t have enough water to live normally, adding water breaks down the proteins. Scientists have been able to replicate the process and could use it ship medical supplies to remote locations dry and unrefrigerated then rehydrate them on location for use. http://gizmodo.com/tardigrades-survive-intense-deyhdration-by-coating-them-1749410261 #tech

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