Biology. Since there is no unequivocal definition of life, the current understanding
is descriptive. Life is considered a characteristic of ...
Nov 6, 2015 ... A biochemical or molecular biological definition sees living organisms as
systems that contain reproducible hereditary information coded in ...
May 25, 2011 ... Life. Definition. noun, plural: lives. (1) A distinctive characteristic of a living
organism from dead organism or non-living thing, as specifically ...
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 ...
a. The property or quality that distinguishes living organisms from dead
organisms and inanimate matter, manifested in functions such as metabolism,
Biology, Answering the Big Questions of Life/Introduction ... Biologists define life
by listing characteristics that living things share. Something that has all of 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 ... The focus of this entry is primarily the attempts to define life during the twentieth
century with the rise of biochemistry and molecular biology.
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.
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 ...