Breaking the rules: First eukaryote found without a normal “powerhouse”

“Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get”. The iconic statement of Forrest Gump’s movie can easily be used for Science. And you must be prepared for whatever you get, because it can change concepts you might think you know. For years, scientists believed that all eukaryotic cells contained…

…of Complexity – what is this new science called complexity?

When asked if the 21st century would be the century of physics, Stephen Hawking replied: “I think the next century will be the century of complexity”. Then, if complexity is so important, what is it all about? Complexity is a relatively new science, that studies complex systems. Nothing surprising so far. But again, what are…