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Searching for life in 3-billion-year-old fossils: Will we know it when we see it?

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Geologists examining fossils in rocks help us to gain purchase on the conundrum of what constitutes life by identifying its ...
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Queer theory and biology: Should ‘relatedness’ be defined only by blood and genes?

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Biological taxonomy, the study and sorting of how different organisms are related to one another, has for centuries incorporated novelty ...
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Questions abound on synthetic biology: Is it creating ‘new life’ or just part of biotechnology’s toolkit?

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[Editor's note: Sophia Roosth, a historian of science at Harvard University, talks about her new book on synthetic biology: Synthetic: How ...