Life
Life is a characteristic distinguishing physical entities having biological processes (such as signaling and self-sustaining processes) from those that do not, either because such functions have cease...
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Becoming: From zygote to tadpole, in six stunning minutes
Watch a single cell become a complete organism in six pulsing minutes of timelapse Native to central and southern Europe, the amphibious alpine newt breeds in shallow water, where its larvae are born...
Amazing Footage of The Nucleus Spinning During Mitosis
Amazing Footage of The Nucleus Spinning During Mitosis
Can we beat the flu?
This week, Quartz News explores the never-ending fight to stop a mysterious, frequently misunderstood virus: The flu. Influenza has taken tens of millions of lives in the past century, and it’s...
Alien Life Might Be so Advanced That It's Indistinguishable From the Laws of Physics
We've never seen aliens ... or have we? No, Roswell conspirators, not now. Please sit down. We're talking in multitudes of higher complexity.Try this on: ...
It never ends...
Wondering what they are arguing about? One said John Deere is better than New Holland... It never ends!
These Geckos Can Run on Water
The list of animals that can race across water is short, but it has a new entry: the Asian house gecko. It uses a half-running, half-swimming motion to propel itself across water at great speeds. Scie...
National Geographic - Meet the Shrimp Clean-Up Crew
How do dirty fish get clean? By signaling to shrimp for help.
A Spider That Doesn’t Build Webs
This spider pretends to be a female moth to lure its prey.
How Close Are We To Downloading The Human Brain?
Downloading your brain may seem like science fiction, but some neuroscientists think we’ve already started down a path to make it a reality. Follow How Close Are We? for more stories like this!
How Medicinal Drugs Are Made
It takes up to 15 years to develop a single therapeutic drug!
Dachshund Tennis: Super Smash
Dachshund tennis is my new favourite thing 😂🎾
Cuba embassy 'sonic attack' could have been caused by crickets, scientists say - CNN
When a number of US diplomats and their families in Cuba reported hearing bizarre noises in 2016 and 2017-- and experienced a range of symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo, and pain and ringing in the ...
Abiogenesis
Abiogenesis (/ˌeɪbaɪ.ɵˈdʒɛnɨsɪs/ AY-by-oh-JEN-ə-siss) or biopoiesis is the natural process of life arising from non-living matter such as simple organic compounds.Hypotheses about abiogenesis can be d...
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Prehistoric life
The evolutionary history of life on Earth traces the processes by which living and fossil organisms have evolved since life on the planet first originated until the present day. Earth formed about 4.5...
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Evolution
The evolutionary history of life on Earth traces the processes by which living and fossil organisms have evolved since life on the planet first originated until the present day. Earth formed about 4.5...
Phylogenetic tree
A speculatively rooted tree for rRNA genes, showing major branches Bacteria, Archaea, and EucaryotaA phylogenetic tree or evolutionary tree is a branching diagram or "tree" showing the inferred evol...
Phylogenetic tree - Wikipedia
Biomolecule
A biomolecule is any molecule that is present in living organisms, including large macromolecules such as proteins, polysaccharides, lipids, and nucleic acids, as well as small molecules such as prima...
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Cell (biology)
The cell (from Latin cella, meaning "small room") is the basic structural, functional, and biological unit of all known living organisms. Cells are the smallest unit of life that can replicate indepen...
Biological system
A biological system is a complex network of biologically relevant entities. As biological organization spans several scales, examples of biological systems are populations of organisms, or on the orga...
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Organism
In biology, an organism is any contiguous living system, such as a vertebrate, insect, plant or bacterium. Although more than 99 percent of all species of organisms that ever lived on the planet are e...
Organism - Wikipedia
Superorganism
A superorganism is an organism consisting of many organisms. The term is used most often to describe a social unit of eusocial animals, where division of labour is highly specialised and where individ...
Superorganism - Wikipedia
Biological life cycle
In biology, a life cycle is a series of changes in form that an organism undergoes, returning to the starting state. "The concept is closely related to those of the life history, development and ontog...
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Death
Death is the termination of all biological functions that sustain a living organism. Phenomena which commonly bring about death include biological aging (senescence), predation, malnutrition, disease,...
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Life extension
Life extension science, also known as anti-aging medicine, indefinite life extension, experimental gerontology, and biomedical gerontology, is the study of slowing down or reversing the processes of a...
Immortality
Immortality is eternal life or the ability to live forever. Biological forms have inherent limitations that medical interventions or engineering may or may not be able to overcome. Natural selection h...
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Living systems
Living systems are open self-organizing living things that interact with their environment. These systems are maintained by flows of information, energy and matter.Some scientists have proposed in the...