The most basic thing you learned in high school biology might be wrong.
Mitochondria are not exactly the powerhouse of the cell.
Maybe you learned it from the meme. Either way, probably not entirely correct.
Grab your note pad. There might be a quiz later. Meanwhile, refresher course:
-Eukaryotes are complex cells.
-Mitochondria are basically the digestive system in those cells.
Except now, scientists have found one of these cells that straight-up doesn’t have any mitochondria in it.
Where did they find it? Chinchilla poop. Czech chinchilla poop, specifically.
The, um, findings were published in the journal Current Biology.
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