Why does mitochondria have DNA?

This article from Science magazine explains some theories about why we have DNA in the mitochondria of our cells, as well as in the nucleus of the cell. Mitochondria are the powerhouses of our cells, providing the energy needed for functioning and replicating.

Why do our cells powerhouses have their own DNA?

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