Learn about the toughest animal on the planet: tardigrades

Eons from now, when some believe few species will still exist, tardigrades, also known as “water bears” will be one of the last standing organisms on Earth. Professor of science at Harvard University, Avi Loeb, joins Hari Sreenivasan via google hangout to discuss one of the toughest animals on the planet.

SciTech Now Episode 404

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look at a lab that creates synthetic humans and animals; a biomedical engineer finding solutions to health problems; the last standing organisms on earth; and a reptile club that educates people about timber rattlesnakes.