Will Jellyfish take over the world?

Scientists Find The First-Ever Animal That Doesn’t Need Oxygen to Survive

Michelle Starr 25 Feb 2020

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.

This discovery isn’t just changing our understanding of how life can work here on Earth – it could also have implications for the search for extra-terrestrial life.

 

Read more at:

https://www.sciencealert.com/this-is-the-first-known-animal-that-doesn-t-need-oxygen-to-survive?

 

 

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