Walking tardigrades (IMAGE) Rockefeller University Caption Tardigrades walk in a manner closely resembling that of insects 500,000 times their size. Credit Jasmine Nirody Usage Restrictions Image may be used to illustrate research described in the accompanying release. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.