Thick Clumps Of Bacteria Can Survive For Years In Vacuum Of Space

A hardy species of bacteria can survive the harsh conditions of space for prolonged periods, but only after forming a thick, congealed clump, according to new research. (Photo courtesy of JAXA/NASA)

How Animals Reproduce Without Mating

Parthenogenesis explains how animals have virgin births. (Photo courtesy of findingDulcinea)

Rare Megamouth Shark Sitting In Block Of Ice At Smithsonian

A rare giant shark, megamouth, sits in block of ice at the Smithsonian, allowing researchers to unravel clues about its evolution. (Photo courtesy of Pinterest)