Tiny Spacesuits Keep Bugs From Exploding in Vacuum | Video

A scanning electron microscope must look at objects in vacuum in order to work. To study live insects, scientists dipped ants and spider into diluted "tiny spacesuit" surfactant, a substance that creates a hard nanosuit, which repairs itself if broken should the creature move. (Full Story)

credit : Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Takaku et al. / mash mix: Live Science
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