Tag: Parasites

This Parasite Doesn’t Need Oxygen to Survive

“Mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cell.” Repeated incessantly in high school biology textbooks, this slogan reminds students that these organelles, found in the cells of humans, plants, fungi and myriad other organisms, fuel vast swaths of biology, making use of abundant oxygen. But researchers in this week’s Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences […]

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