Yes MAM: How Organelles Talk To Each Other

Using a new technique to observe inter-organelle communication in live cells, researchers have identified the proteins that form signaling hubs known as mitochondria-associated membranes.

Scientists Can Now Edit Mitochondrial DNA In Plants

Researchers in Japan have devised a tool to edit plant mitochondrial DNA and develop new strains of crop plants.

Serotonin Crucial For Energy Production In Neurons

Scientists in India have found that serotonin triggers the generation of mitochondria in neurons.

Mitochondria Clustering Helps Kill Cancer Cells

Scientists in Japan have discovered that cancer cell invasiveness can be inhibited by mitochondria aggregation.

A Radical Way To Respire Using Sulfur

Naturally occurring compounds that contain sulfur not only have antioxidant properties, but also participate in respiration, according to research by an international team of scientists.

Making Memories With Mitochondrial Flashes

Mitochondrial flashes in the brain help convert short-term memories into long-term ones.

Mitochondrial Membrane Collapse Associated With ALS

The disruption of the mitochondria-associated membrane is an indicator of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, researchers say.

Tea And Mitochondria

It is only fitting that ex-biochemistry professor, Sit Kim Ping, weaves terms such as “mitochondria” and “ATP” into her handmade quilts.

Mitochondria-Targeting Nanoparticles For Alzheimer’s Disease

A mouse study suggests that antioxidant nanoparticles targeting the mitochondria could be used to treat Alzheimer's disease.

Scientists Develop A Mitochondrial-Driven Mouse Model Of Depression

Research has implicated mitochondria dysfunction in depression, providing new insight into the onset of this debilitating illness.