• World riddle

    The term world riddle or world-riddle has been associated, for over 100 years, with Friedrich Nietzsche and with the biologist-philosopher Ernst Haeckel, who...

  • Philosophy of life

    There are at least two senses in which the term philosophy is used: a formal and an informal sense. In the formal sense, philosophy is an academic study of t...

  • Non-cellular life

    Non-cellular life, or acellular life is life that exists without a cellular structure for at least part of its life cycle. Historically, most definitions of ...

  • Hiding Place (band)

    The band comprised singer Paul McCallion, guitarists JayJay and Del Robertson Somerville, and Doug Smith, with Pitchshifter drummer Jason Bowld joining in 20...

  • Life extension

    Life extension is the idea of extending the human lifespan, either modestly – through improvements in medicine – or dramatically by increasing the maximum li...

  • Chirality

    Chirality is a property of asymmetry important in several branches of science. The word chirality is derived from the Greek χειρ, "hand," a familiar chiral o...

  • Biological organisation

    Biological organization is the hierarchy of complex biological structures and systems that define life using a reductionistic approach. The traditional hiera...

  • Life

    Life is a characteristic that distinguishes physical entities that have biological processes, such as signaling and self-sustaining processes, from those tha...

Life

Life is a characteristic that distinguishes physical entities that have biological processes, such as signaling and self-sustaining processes, from those tha...

Biological organisation

Biological organization is the hierarchy of complex biological structures and systems that define life using a reductionistic approach. The traditional hiera...

Carbon-based life

Carbon is a primary component of all known life on Earth, representing approximately 45–50% of all dry biomass. Carbon compounds occur naturally in great abu...

Chirality

Chirality is a property of asymmetry important in several branches of science. The word chirality is derived from the Greek χειρ, "hand," a familiar chiral o...

Coleridge's theory of life

Romanticism grew largely out of an attempt to understand not just inert nature, but also vital nature. Romantic works in the realm of art and Romantic medici...

Life extension

Life extension is the idea of extending the human lifespan, either modestly – through improvements in medicine – or dramatically by increasing the maximum li...

Hiding Place (band)

The band comprised singer Paul McCallion, guitarists JayJay and Del Robertson Somerville, and Doug Smith, with Pitchshifter drummer Jason Bowld joining in 20...

Homochirality

Homochirality is a uniformity of chirality, or handedness. Objects are chiral when they cannot be superposed on their mirror images. For example, the left an...

Living systems

Living systems are open self-organizing life forms that interact with their environment. These systems are maintained by flows of information, energy and mat...

Non-cellular life

Non-cellular life, or acellular life is life that exists without a cellular structure for at least part of its life cycle. Historically, most definitions of ...

Philosophy of life

There are at least two senses in which the term philosophy is used: a formal and an informal sense. In the formal sense, philosophy is an academic study of t...

Reverence for Life

The phrase Reverence for Life is a translation of the German phrase: Ehrfurcht vor dem Leben." These words came to Albert Schweitzer on a boat trip on the Og...

The Seven Pillars of Life

The Seven Pillars of Life are the essential principles of life described by Daniel E. Koshland in 2002 in order to create a universal definition of life. One...

World riddle

The term world riddle or world-riddle has been associated, for over 100 years, with Friedrich Nietzsche and with the biologist-philosopher Ernst Haeckel, who...