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The absurd paper was based on a fake scientific study entitled “Mitochondria: Structure, Function, and Clinical Relevance.” Neuroskeptic (a blogger) wrote the paper and admitted to copying a Wikipedia entry on mitochondria and replacing “mitochondria” with “midi-chlorians” in the text. As true Star Wars fans will tell you, midi-chlorians are tiny intelligent life forms that live inside the cells of all living creatures. Midi-chlorians exist in symbiosis with their hosts. The Force speaks to people through midi-chlorians.


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