Mighty Mitochondria

Did you know that the human body
includes over 600 muscles? Muscles are
involved in every movement that we make,
from breathing to running a marathon. In order
to function properly, muscles, like all cells,
need energy, which is produced by mitochondria
inside the cells.   Read more


The world is full of people who discover things — big things, little things, mysterious things. While the rest of us eat breakfast or go to class or IM, scientists do science.

Teams of people may work for months or years to advance a piece of knowledge; they depend on the people who came before; they help the people who come later.

What A Year! highlights a breakthrough each month and gives some information about the people behind it. You can learn what's going on in your scientific back yard, and to dig a lot deeper if you want.

Have a great year!

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Award Letter "What A Year!" receives a 2008 Will Solemine Award for Excellence in Biomedical Communication and the Neil Duane Award for Distinction in Biomedical Communication.

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