Some species can survive temperatures as low as -457.6 degrees Fahrenheit (just above absolute zero) and as high as 303.8 degrees Fahrenheit.
Tardigrades, also known as water bears or moss piglets, are microscopic invertebrates that are found in almost every corner of the world. They are renowned for their remarkable ability to withstand extreme conditions that would be lethal to most other forms of life, including exposure to radiation, extreme temperatures, desiccation, and even the vacuum of space.
Bacterial flagella are helical filaments, each with a rotary motor at its base which can turn clockwise or counterclockwise.
A flagellum is a hairlike appendage that protrudes from certain plant and animal sperm cells, and from a wide range of microorganisms to provide motility. Bacterial flagella are helical filaments, each with a rotary motor at its base which can turn clockwise or counterclockwise.