mitochondria

You Are Alive Today Thanks To The Symbionts In Your Body

You Are Alive Today Thanks To The Symbionts In Your Body

Mitochondria float around in the goo of your cells, tirelessly making the molecules that power your body. But these mitochondria used to be independent of your body; they were bacteria, floating free in the world. You are, at a fundamental level, the result of symbiosis — the interdependence of two…