Latest Eukaryote Stories
They seem to be in the news every day: Mitochondria. But what the heck are they, really? We give you a basic rundown so you never have to worry again.
For those involved in and interested in the history of life and its evolution - including the inception of multicellular eukaryotes (organism with cells) - Virginia Tech released some very exciting news recently.
In the beginning there were single cells.
Conventional theories have placed life on land for the last 500 million years, but a new study might push that back to 2.2 billion years.
A team of researchers has captured images of green alga consuming bacteria, offering a glimpse at how early organisms dating back more than 1 billion years may have acquired free-living photosynthetic cells.
Researchers have found evidence one tough species of algae steals its ability to endure extreme environments from the bacteria it preys upon.
Important genetic clues about the history of a group of ancient microorganisms called archaea and the origins of life itself have been discovered by a team of researchers.
The scientists have studied the genomes of more than 500 organisms.
The major difference between plant and animal cells is the photosynthetic process, which converts light energy into chemical energy.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.