Since there is no unequivocal definition of life, the current definition in biology is
descriptive. Life is considered a characteristic of ...
A biochemical or molecular biological definition sees living organisms as ... A
genetic definition of life therefore would be a system capable of evolution by ...
How to define "life" is a sweeping question that affects whole branches of biology,
biochemistry, genetics, and ultimately the search for life elsewhere in the ...
Its typical for a book to lead off by setting up its basic definitions and terms, and
this will be no exception. This is all about biology, the study of living things (the ...
Aug 15, 2003 ... Life is often defined in basic biology textbooks in terms of a list of distinctive
properties that distinguish living systems from non-living. Although ...
Biology, Answering the Big Questions of Life/Introduction ... Biologists define life
by listing characteristics that living things share. Something that has all of the ...
Jun 19, 2002 ... The science of biology is the study of life, yet scientists can't agree on an absolute
definition. Are the individual cells of your body, with all their ...
For a definition of life the formulation on the level of natural sciences,i.e. the
biological definition, will not be the same as the philosophical expression.
Acta Biotheor. 1975;24(1-2):14-21. The biological and philosophical definitions of
life. Jeuken M. A distinction must be made between various levels of thought.
Life definition, the condition that distinguishes organisms from inorganic objects
and dead organisms, being manifested by growth through metabolism, ...