Category: general biology

The Three Questions of Astrobiology

Total Share: 00000Follow Us     Life. Is it a property of this planet in this solar system or is it common throughout the cosmos? What is life and what is so unique about it? What is life’s origin or origins? What is it about our planet that sets it apart and how and why our [Continue]

Life as Information Technology

Total Share: 00000Follow Us   Everywhere and wherever you go, information is available whether you are accessing the information, which is taken to mean digitally, on a computer such as a personal computer, a laptop, or on a smartphone whether for looking up on a website or sending an e-mail. This form of technology has [Continue]

Extinction and the History of Life

Total Share: 00000Follow Us     This planet is the one planet in our solar system that is capable of supporting life and like everything in the universe, life, like the planet earth also has a history that stretches back billions of years starting from its inevitable if still mysterious origin to all the current [Continue]

Species Concepts- One Size Fits All?

Total Share: 00000Follow Us The most important concept central to evolutionary biology is the study of species or groups of organisms that are adapted to a part of the environment and it is at the level of species. As the Modern Synthesis became established, there were not one but two definitions of species, and one [Continue]

The Other Side of the Second Law

Total Share: 00000Follow Us The science of thermodynamics is the science that studies energy, it’s ability to transform into different forms, and the difference between energy that is useful from energy that is useless.  Indeed energy comes in a variety of forms such as gravitational energy, kinetic energy  or energy of movement, and the energy [Continue]