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Why do mitochondria retain their own genome? - phys.org

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

It sounds like science fiction to suggest that every cell in the human body is occupied by a tiny genome-equipped organelle, with which we exist in symbiosis. But in actuality, eukaryotic life is dependent on mitochondria, which provide energy to the cell in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP)....

Why do mitochondria retain their own genome? - phys.org

Why do mitochondria retain their own genome? - phys.org

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

It sounds like science fiction to suggest that every cell in the human body is occupied by a tiny genome-equipped organelle, with which we exist in symbiosis. But in actuality, eukaryotic life is dependent on mitochondria, which provide energy to the cell in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP)....

Why do mitochondria retain their own genome? - phys.org

Is this really me? Parasites and other humans’ cells in our brains change our psychology - blog.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

Many people are suspicious about being manipulated in their emotions, thoughts or behaviour by external influences, may those be drugs or advertising. However, it seems that – unbeknown to most of us – within our own bodies exist a considerable number of foreign entities. These entities ...

Is this really me? Parasites and other humans’ cells in our brains change our psychology - blog.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk

Is this really me? Parasites and other humans’ cells in our brains change our psychology - blog.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

Many people are suspicious about being manipulated in their emotions, thoughts or behaviour by external influences, may those be drugs or advertising. However, it seems that – unbeknown to most of us – within our own bodies exist a considerable number of foreign entities. These entities ...

Is this really me? Parasites and other humans’ cells in our brains change our psychology - blog.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk

Archaeologists find possible evidence of earliest human agriculture - feeds.theguardian.com

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

Study of plant remains on shores of Sea of Galilee show crop cultivation may have developed 23,000 years agoIsraeli archaeologists have uncovered dramatic evidence of what they believe are the earliest known attempts at agriculture, 11,000 years before the generally recognised advent of organised cu...

Archaeologists find possible evidence of earliest human agriculture - feeds.theguardian.com

Archaeologists find possible evidence of earliest human agriculture - feeds.theguardian.com

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

Study of plant remains on shores of Sea of Galilee show crop cultivation may have developed 23,000 years agoIsraeli archaeologists have uncovered dramatic evidence of what they believe are the earliest known attempts at agriculture, 11,000 years before the generally recognised advent of organised cu...

Archaeologists find possible evidence of earliest human agriculture - feeds.theguardian.com

The CMB: how an accidental discovery became the key to understanding the universe - theconversation.com

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

Lucky find. NASA/wikimediaFifty years ago, Bob Dylan had only just gone electric, mankind had yet to take its great leap and many people thought the Big Bang was something that happened when you burst a Big Balloon.

But in July 1965, Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson made a discovery that would cement...

The CMB: how an accidental discovery became the key to understanding the universe - theconversation.com

The CMB: how an accidental discovery became the key to understanding the universe - theconversation.com

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

Lucky find. NASA/wikimediaFifty years ago, Bob Dylan had only just gone electric, mankind had yet to take its great leap and many people thought the Big Bang was something that happened when you burst a Big Balloon.

But in July 1965, Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson made a discovery that would cement...

The CMB: how an accidental discovery became the key to understanding the universe - theconversation.com

How Do Sea Sapphires Become Invisible? - blogs.scientificamerican.com

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

The sea sapphire combines the brilliance of a morpho butterfly, the cuteness of copepod, and the cloaking skills of a Klingon Bird-of-Prey. But just how does it pull it off?
-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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How Do Sea Sapphires Become Invisible? - blogs.scientificamerican.com

How Do Sea Sapphires Become Invisible? - blogs.scientificamerican.com

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

The sea sapphire combines the brilliance of a morpho butterfly, the cuteness of copepod, and the cloaking skills of a Klingon Bird-of-Prey. But just how does it pull it off?
-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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How Do Sea Sapphires Become Invisible? - blogs.scientificamerican.com
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