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Scientific American

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Technology

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Water Bears' Super Survival Skills Give Up Secrets

September 28th, 2016

Episode 565 of 601 episodes

A protein from microscopic creatures called tardigrades keeps their DNA protected—and could someday shield humans from radiation.

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