Scientists now think they know why tardigrades are so indestructible

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific developments and more. Tardigrades, also known as water bears, commonly survive in some of the most challenging environments on Earth. The microscopic animals are so special that they have even traveled to the International Space Station for research. … Read more

Octopus DNA appears to confirm scientists’ theory about a long-standing geological mystery

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific developments and more. A study of octopus DNA may have solved a lasting mystery about when the rapidly melting West Antarctica ice sheet last collapsed, unlocking valuable information about how much future sea levels might rise in a … Read more

Octopus DNA appears to confirm scientists’ theory about a long-standing geological mystery

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific developments and more. A study of octopus DNA may have solved a lasting mystery about when the rapidly melting West Antarctica ice sheet last collapsed, unlocking valuable information about how much future sea levels might rise in a … Read more