Origins of life and evolution of the biosphere

, Volume 16, Issue 3–4, pp 324–325 | Cite as

What is life ? Life as a bioinformation system

  • R. Lahoz-Beltrá
General Session 3 — Early Biological Evolution Inferred from Contemporary Organisms


Organic Chemistry Geochemistry 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Lahoz-Beltrá
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  1. 1.Cátedra de Biología Matemática,Facultad Ciencias BiológicasUniversidad ComplutenseMadridSpain

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