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Stygarctus keralensis: New Tardigrade species named after Kerala

A new species named “Stygarctus Keralensis” has been identified in Kerala. This tiny & tough species of Tardigrades has been named after Kerala.’’ Tardigrades Tardigrades are small specie which are commonly called as ‘water bears’ and ‘moss piglets’. They are so tiny that require high-end microscopes to study them. They are also the hardiest animals ..

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SpaceX rocket carries squids, microorganisms to ISS

SpaceX rocket lift-off rocket to International Space Station carrying supplies for scientific experiments along with surprising passengers like squids and microorganisms called tardigrades. Key points Dragon capsule was launched with Falcon 9 rocket. Capsule is carrying young specimens of species Euprymna scolopes called as bobtail squid. Species were sent to study the effect of zero ..

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