On the origin of eukaryotes: When cells got complex

Just as physicists comprehend the origin of the universe by observing the stars and archeologists reconstruct ancient civilizations with the artifacts found today, evolutionary biologists study the diversity of modern-day species to understand the origin of life and evolution. Biologists are now shedding light on one of the most crucial milestones in the evolution of life: cells’ acquisition of mitochondria. —> Read More