Image

Tardigrade Quiz and Fact Book – New ! Other books revised.

I’ve revised my two books on Amazon Kindle ! Click on the book covers to download the books on Amazon.  Visit my author page too:  www.amazon.com/author/mikeshaw247

Tardigrade_3d_cover-WEB

YMH_kindle_282x375_pixels_cover-WEB

If you like them, please write a review in Amazon.  That is always much appreciated.

Thanks!

Also – my Tardigrade Quiz Book is out – BRAND NEW !!

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JGDXAXG

Once you get the book, you use the links within the book to guess answers.  See how you like this new format of guessing game style book.  Then go to Amazon, and write a review. this will really help to get the book out there.

Tardigrade Quiz and Game Book

Thank you for your support!

Please email me any suggestions or correction: mike@mikeshawtoday.com

Image

From Nat Geo – great animation of a tardigrade

http://tvblogs.nationalgeographic.com/2014/03/19/5-reasons-why-the-tardigrade-is-natures-toughest-animal/

 

Image

PBS New Video Featuring the Tardigrade Hunter !

Check it out, and be sure to comment on the video and share!

Thanks! And be sure to check out my book on tardigrades:

http://www.amazon.com/How-Find-Tardigrades-Michael-Shaw-ebook/dp/B009D7VHXK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1393172657&sr=8-1&keywords=how+to+find+tardigrades

Mike

My Scientific Paper has been published

Just came out in the October 2013 newsletter of the New York Microscopical Society. You can download it here… Thanks! Mike

Image

Project Stratobear

Looks like my name is attached to the project…
See the paragraph on mentors…
http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/project-stratobear/x/3246037

Please check out the website (link above) and lend your support to determine if tardigrades did or did not come from outer space.

See you at lift off,

Mike Shaw
Space Bear Hunter

Image

Where Can I Buy Tardigrades?

People often ask me where to buy tardigrades.
Here are two sources:

http://www.connecticutvalleybiological.com/

http://www.carolina.com/

I haven’t purchased from them before, because I find my own. After all, I am the “Space Bear Hunter,” officially dubbed in the below video. But you may want to fore-go the risk of ticks and hanging inchworms.

Image

New Tardigrade Video

This one is know as a Rammazzotius.  It was captured in Liberty Park, NJ.

 

Aloha Tardigrades

http://www.mauimagazine.net/Maui-Magazine/March-April-2013/Eight-Tiny-Steps-for-Tardigrades/ Did you know that tardigrades are super abundant in Hawaii? Check out the above article!

Image

Time Lapse – Tardigrades Emerging from the “Tun” Stage

This from my friend Dustin, The Science Guy:

Thanks, Dustin!

Image

My Photo On Display at Southampton Gen’l Hospital

The School of Health Sciences, at Southampton General Hospital in England, now displays my photo of feline urine crystals.  It is located in the department of Continence Technology and Skin Health.

Feline Urine Crystals

Below is how the original photo looks. It was taken with an Olympus OM-2 35mm film camera through a Lomo Biolam microscope.

OM-2 Photo