Posted: Feb 25, 2020 11:12 pm
by Macdoc
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Scientists Find The First-Ever Animal That Doesn't Need Oxygen to Survive
MICHELLE STARR 25 FEB 2020
Some truths about the Universe and our experience in it seem immutable. The sky is up. Gravity sucks. Nothing can travel faster than light. Multicellular life needs oxygen to live. Except we might need to rethink that last one.
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Scientists have just discovered that a jellyfish-like parasite doesn't have a mitochondrial genome - the first multicellular organism known to have this absence. That means it doesn't breathe; in fact, it lives its life completely free of oxygen dependency.



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