Right now, within your bodies this little engine is cranking away. Without this machine, oxygen-dependent life could not exist.
No one knows how apoptosis came to be, although there are theories. Even the simplest of animals are programmed for it.
Discovery Institute biologist Ann Gauger talks with host Sarah Chaffee about the cell as a bustling city.
“Nylon-eating bacteria? What the heck?” you say. “Why does this matter?”