How can you prove something is alive?

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Look for vital signs. Basically, something that is alive breathes. It has a pulse (or pulses) and the heart beats. Modern machines detect if a person is dead or alive. Another, if it moves by itself and not battery powered nor affected by other forces like wind) then it is alive.
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Generally anything that can eat food, breath in air, sleep they day away, and reproduce would be considered to be living and very much alive.
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