Water bears are able to survive the most extreme environments that would kill almost any other animal. They can take temperatures close to absolute zero and hotter than boiling water, withstand over 1000 times more radiation than humans, can live over a decade without water, endure six times the water pressure in the deepest ocean trench, and even survived in the vacuum of space, making them the only animals to do so.
Histology Dessert Plates by medical illustrator Emily Evans. Created from original slides of various human tissues, these bone china histology dessert plates are 8" diameter and available in 4 different human tissue designs: testicle, liver, thyroid, and esophagus.
Soap - Purple Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Petri Dish (Sugar Plum). $7.00, via Etsy.
NASA's Curiosity rover and its parachute were spotted by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter as Curiosity descended to the surface on Aug. 5 PDT (Aug. 6 EDT). The High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera captured this image of Curiosity while the orbiter was listening to transmissions from Curiosity.