news @ nature.com – News Feature: Deity of disease – A small group of scientists argues that one organelle is the silent cause of the body’s decline i

news @ nature.com – News Feature: Deity of disease – A small group of scientists argues that one organelle is the silent cause of the body’s decline into disease. Charlotte Schubert surveys the realm of ‘mitochondriacs’.

in recent months, solid research from various labs showing that mice age rapidly when their mitochondria are damaged and that protecting mitochondria can extend lifespan

No, Mr. Lucas, it says mitochondria, not midichlorians.

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