"I felt challenged as a biologist to pull together my colleagues to talk about the big issues related to the limits of life, the origins of life, and the margins of life."
- @RRobDunn's great review of @carlzimmer's Sloan-supported book #LifesEdgehttps://t.co/cDP2CWPJpL
What do pythons and race horses have in common? 🐍
Tune in for my discussion with @CarlZimmer on his new book, "#LifesEdge" tomorrow for more on his exploration on the nature of #life and investigating why scientists have struggled to draw its boundaries. https://t.co/EhqXdGFWMD
“We still carry the ... baggage of a Platonic heritage that seeks sharp essences and definite
boundaries. [W]e hope to find an unambiguous ‘beginning of life’ or ‘definition of death,’although
nature often comes to us as irreducible continua.” - S.J Gould @carlzimmer#LifesEdge