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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life

Since there is no unequivocal definition of life, most current definitions in biology are descriptive. Life is considered a characteristic of ...

www.khanacademy.org/science/biology/intro-to-biology/what-is-biology/a/what-is-life

In the intro to biology video, we defined biology as the branch of science concerned with the study of living things, or organisms. That definition is pretty ...

www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Life

Jan 15, 2017 ... There is no consensus regarding the answer to the question as to when does life begin. Does it begin at the time of fertilization or the time ...

www.britannica.com/topic/life

Apr 24, 2017 ... A biochemical or molecular biological definition sees living organisms as systems that contain reproducible hereditary information coded in ...

www.nasa.gov/vision/universe/starsgalaxies/life's_working_definition.html

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 ...

www.astrobio.net/origin-and-evolution-of-life/defining-life

Jun 19, 2002 ... This is a question that keeps biologists up at night. The science of biology is the study of life, yet scientists can't agree on an absolute definition.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3005285

... with “list” definitions of life, ... and vegetable biology could be ...

www.livescience.com/10862-life-great-mystery-life.html

Dec 10, 2010 ... "We don't have a very good definition of life," said researcher Christopher Voigt ... of California, San Francisco, who works on synthetic biology.

link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF01556737

May 1, 1974 ... 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 ...

plato.stanford.edu/entries/life

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 ...