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Indestructible Tardigrades Survive By Replacing All Their Fluids With 'Bioglass'

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Tech

The humble ‘water bear’ or tardigrade has a soft spot in the heart of any biology enthusiast simply because of its astonishing properties. They ca...

This Incredible Worm Can Come Back To Life After Being Totally Frozen

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Tech

A worm has astonished scientists by coming back to life after being frozen to its very core, rivalling even the phoenix’s reputation for regeneratio...

Humans Make Dogs Yawn

PA | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK

Dogs yawn along with their owners, revealing a human-like ability to empathise, say scientists. Everyone knows yawns can be contagious, but a new s...

Moth Drives Robot (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists have developed a robot that can be driven by a moth. An experiment by the University of Tokyo saw a small, two-wheeled robot be 'driven'...