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Fundamental principles of life

  March, 22 2002 8:47
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Although everyone knows, what life is - or it at least believes - so far there is no exact definition. The molecular biologist and former Science editor-in-chief Daniel E. Koshland now attempts to identify 7 fundamental principles of life (PICERAS): P(rogram), I(mprovisation), C(ompartmentalization), E(nergy), R(egeneration), A(daptability), S(eclusion).

The Seven Pillars of Life
Daniel E. Koshland Jr.
Science Volume 295, Number 5563, pp. 2215-2216.

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