The Plastic Brain

Mindblowingly awesome discovery

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The "solar" salamander

I well remember the first time I heard that mitochondria and chloroplasts may be the remnants of intracellular symbionts. How and when could that have happened?, I wondered. Surely only in a very primitive uni- or multicellular organism. Well, it turns out that such symbiosis can even occur in vertebrates. Click the link in the title to read more.

Mindblowingly awesome discovery

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Author: Rogan Tinsley

Biology, science and maths teacher with a PhD in Neuroscience and passion for education.

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