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(1) To be alive; have life; to possess the capacity and the characteristic of life

(2) To dwell; to exist, inhabit, or flourish in a particular place

(3) To subsist or be nourished with

(4) to depend its existence on

(5) To desire to survive; to survive


(1) Possessing life

(2) Characterized by life (e.g live births)

(3) Containing organisms (living or attenuated)


Word origin: From Old English libban, lifian (to live)

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What is the purpose of life?

... high score at class, or to find a better job. But life is so short, and we don;t know what will happen tomorrow. So, I sugget we'd better enjoy to live, to feel, and to love.

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by Dianna
Thu Mar 12, 2015 8:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is the purpose of life?
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Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... larger noses and lips can help dissipate heat. Thus, I think may be climate is the main reason why African people (especially for those who mainly live in Africa) have larger noses and lips.

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by CandyTon
Sat Feb 07, 2015 3:37 am
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Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
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Biological Immortality and Immortalised Cell lines

... senescence as a function of chronological age. Various unicellular and multicellular species may achieve be immortal throughout their existence or live long enough. The biologically immortal living being can still die from means other than senescence, such as through injury or disease. Immortalized ...

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Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:58 am
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Topic: Biological Immortality and Immortalised Cell lines
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holographic origin of life

... based on reference frames. Abandoning the idea that we have the absolute position and we are not moving, lead us to understand that we do not live in the center of the universe. However, we still think that our viewpoint is absolutely objective, which in fact leads us to still believe that ...

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by minasole
Thu Jan 01, 2015 9:02 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: holographic origin of life
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Re: How would I do this experiment? [Advanced]

... of bacteria, it may not distinguish between those two, moreover you may get noise due to killed/dead cells in the readings. If you use live cell stains, and then use microscopy to count cells, then you may be able to do it, but how shall you selectively stain E.coli or Kefir cells to ...

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Mon Dec 15, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How would I do this experiment? [Advanced]
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