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

life | biology | Britannica.com

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A biochemical or molecular biological definition sees living organisms as ... A genetic definition of life therefore would be a system capable of evolution by ...

NASA - Life's Working Definition: Does It Work?

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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 ...

Online Introduction to Biology - The Basics - Defining Life

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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 ...

Life (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

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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 - Wikibooks

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Biology, Answering the Big Questions of Life/Introduction ... Biologists define life by listing characteristics that living things share. Something that has all of the ...

Defining Life - Astrobiology Magazine

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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 ...

The biological and philosophical definitions of life - Springer

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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.

The biological and philosophical definitions of life. - NCBI

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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 | Define Life at Dictionary.com

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Life definition, the condition that distinguishes organisms from inorganic objects and dead organisms, being manifested by growth through metabolism, ...

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Life - Biology-Online Dictionary

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May 25, 2011 ... 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 ...

Biological life - definition of Biological life by The Free Dictionary

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a. The property or quality that distinguishes living organisms from dead organisms and inanimate matter, manifested in functions such as metabolism, growth, ...

Is the Meaning of Your Life to Make Babies? - Scientific American ...

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Mar 24, 2013 ... Genetic evolution is the meaning of biologic life, in that it is the why and how of it, as well as the stock of future biological existence. The genes ...