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This article describes research into the ways mitochondria interact with each other and produce forms of self-organized behaviour, just as we've seen in other networks of connected entities. Mitochrondria are "are structures within cells that convert the energy from food into a form that cells can use." According to the article, "The repeatedly documented instances of the diversity, interactivity and apparent cooperativity of the organelles point to the existence of mitochondrial social networks in living things."

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