A single-celled organism discovered in chinchilla droppings is the only known eukaryotic organism that lacks mitochondria-like organelles. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Some bacteria think plastic is fantastic
“…a species can begin to diverge very rapidly, even when the two daughter species breed alongside one another simultaneously.”
“…directional light sensing is possible because Synechocystis cells act as spherical microlenses, allowing the cell to see a light source and move towards it.”
A recent report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) took a comprehensive look at gender differences in student performance based on an exam taken by 15-year-olds.…