You need to believe in things that aren't true. How else can they become? -Death (Terry Pratchett)
SAY IT WITH ME
- the mitochondria are not “deep”
- the mitochondria are not “quirky”
- the mitochondria are the fucking powerhouse of the cell
- STOP ROMANTICIZING MITOCHONDRIA
"Their mouths, which mere minutes before had been employed in the process of demolishing and ingesting various foodstuffs, were now jammed up damply against one another while still being used for breathing, which must have been more than a little uncomfortable."
"Bits of one jammed into bits of the other, dangerously close to some of the weakest and most important internal organs."
"With absolutely no regard for personal space, the two of them created an unnecessary amount of friction, generating sweat in the process."