Water bears can replace all the fluid in their bodies with a glass matrix
Enlarge / The image shows a scanning electron micrograph of 6 tardigrades in their tun state. When tardigrades dry out they retract their legs and heads within their cuticle, forming these little balls.Thomas Boothby reader comments 33 Share this story One of the great mysteries of the microscopic animals known as tardigrades is their uncanny ability...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark