Tardigrade (aka water bear or moss piglet); a moss-dwelling micro-animal, can survive extremes of temperature, pressure, radiation, and the vacuum of outer space and live. The name water bear comes from the way they walk, reminiscent of a bear's gait. The biggest adults may reach a body length of 1.5 mm (0.059 in), the smallest below 0.1 mm (Grain of Salt = 0.3mm. Newly hatched tardigrades may be smaller than 0.05 mm. They can live 10 years
Special Glasses Help Surgeons 'See' Cancer: A fluorescent marker injected into the patient and special lighting made cancer cells glow blue when viewed with the technology. The lighter the shade of blue, the more concentrated the cancer cells are.