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Stand: Roughly two billion years ago, when single-cell organisms were the Earth’s only inhabitants, a bacterium found its way into another cell. It may have helped the cell use oxygen — newly abundant in the atmosphere and toxic to most primordial life — to convert food into energy. In any case, the two cells evolved together, becoming the cells that make up all complex life-forms, and the bacterium retained its own DNA. This is the DNA in mitochondria, which use oxygen to turn food ...
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Gordon Matta-Clark - The Space Between: Thinking Through Architecture At the Architectural Association, 36 Bedford Square, London WC1, until 30 May From a cursory glance at Lisa Le Feuvre's thoughtful exhibition of Gordon MattaClark's work at the Architectural Association, you wouldn't know that this man was a scourge of that daddy of all architectural establishments, New York, such as has never been seen before or since.