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What Is Information?

  • Bernd-Olaf KüppersEmail author
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Part of the The Frontiers Collection book series (FRONTCOLL)

Abstract

According to modern biology, the molecules of heredity carry the information for a living being. Yet can molecules really carry information at all? Is information not inevitably associated with human communication? Is information, as biology understands it, actually a natural entity? What is the true nature of information?

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MunichGermany

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