Organ donor research shows how Tardigrades could save lives Molecular Biologist Daiki Horikawa



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Ep#6 | AXA Research Files

In this episode of the AXA Research Files, Greg Foot links up with Molecular Biologist Daiki Horakawa for a close up and personal introduction to the toughest creature on earth, the Tardigrade. Daiki reveals the science behind its extraordinary ability to survive extreme temperatures as well as no water, and how his research might one day help prolong the storage of human organs – vital for the progress of transplant surgery.