First Animal That Doesn’t Breathe Oxygen, Biggest Explosion in the Universe’s History, and Improving Memory with the Brain’s Immune System

Learn about the first animal scientists have ever discovered that doesn’t breathe oxygen; how we might be able to hijack the brain’s immune system to improve memory; and the biggest explosion in the history of the universe.

Scientists discover first animal that doesn’t breathe oxygen by Cameron Duke

  • Specktor, B. (2020, February 24). Scientists discover first known animal that doesn’t breathe. Livescience.com; Live Science. https://www.livescience.com/first-non-breathing-animal.html  
  • Yahalomi, D., Atkinson, S. D., Neuhof, M., Chang, E. S., Philippe, H., Cartwright, P., Bartholomew, J. L., & Huchon, D. (2020). A cnidarian parasite of salmon (Myxozoa: Henneguya) lacks a mitochondrial genome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201909907. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1909907117

We might be able to hijack the brain’s immune system to improve memory by Grant Currin

Astronomers detect biggest explosion in the history of the universe by Grant Currin

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