Haemaphysalis Flava Hardy Enough to Survive Vacuum and Electron Beam

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Haemaphysalis flava , a kind of tick, was observed under the intense rays of an electron scanning microscope and survived the experience. They may have just surpassed Tardigrades as the world’s hardiest animals, which can survive the vacuum and UV radiation of space.

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