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. https://gizmodo.com/thick-clumps-of-bacteria-can-survive-for-years-in-the-v-1844842842 (Photo courtesy of JAXA/NASA)

How Animals Reproduce Without Mating

Parthenogenesis explains how animals have virgin births. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reference/parthenogenesis-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. https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/11/us/megamouth-shark-smithsonian-trnd-scn/index.html (Photo courtesy of Pinterest)