Why are organisms different from machines?

Ever wondered if we still have a relation with our natural background? The paper puts a link between the concept of ‘nature’ and the human made ‘system’ in which we live. Thereby using some philosophic thinking

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The question What is life? has been asked by many over the years. Robert Rosen realized that this was a poorly posed question and that when rephrased the question had an earthshaking answer. This is the subject of this review.

thanks Robert

doi:10.1002/1099-1743(200009/10)17:5<419::AID-SRES367>3.0.CO;2-D