2014 | Mexico | Mauricio Romero Angeles, Adolfo Alejandro Romero-Angeles

Extremophile organisms for improving water Quality: A binational problem.

Water issue adressed: Too dirty

Tardigrades are poly-extremophiles. This members of Animalia can survive almost every extreme condition…

From water scarcity to extreme low vacuum. 

This is how I came up with the idea for this project:

During an astrobiological summer camp. We discovered about the (not so) well known tardigrades and their amazing capabilities as extremophiles. This experience let us to imagine the possible spectrum of novel technologies to solve water.


Ania Andersch

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