Is water itself biology?

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Is water itself biology?

Post by frederikcea » Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:16 am

Hello. (I am new here)

I was wondering whether WATER is biology? I mean does it take in any nutrition? It cant grow. :?

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Re: Is water itself biology?

Post by jonmoulton » Fri Mar 01, 2013 4:57 pm

Water is necessary for the biology we've observed, but pure water itself is not alive. The study of pure water falls under chemistry, not biology. Of course, once you have pond scum all that changes and it's biology all the way down.

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Post by alhadwi » Sun Mar 03, 2013 4:01 am

v good discussion

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Post by JackBean » Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:30 pm

First of all, biology is scientific discipline, so no, water is not biology. If you meant whether is it alive or subject of study of biology, that's something different. It's not alive, but some biologists may be interested in some aspects of water.
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Post by david23 » Fri Mar 15, 2013 11:45 pm

from a chemistry persepective all bio molecules need water for their reaction to occur.

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Post by leniel » Wed May 15, 2013 3:35 pm

"Revival" of water doing a grain of space appropriate rank.

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