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How can ‘water bears’ survive in outer space? ‘Fluffy cloud’ of protein may shield tardigrade DNA

Tardigrades may partly owe their ability to survive outer space to having the molecular equivalent of cotton candy. Water bears, ...
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Sleepless nights could dampen body’s ability to repair DNA, avoid genetic diseases

Sleep deprivation can damage DNA and the body’s ability to repair this, possibly leading to higher chances of genetic diseases ...