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Defining an organism has long been a tricky problem for biologists. Recent work has shown how an approach based on adaptation can solve this problem, giving a conceptually simple two-dimensional measure of 'organismality'.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.cub.2009.10.048

Type

Journal article

Journal

Curr Biol

Publication Date

15/12/2009

Volume

19

Pages

R1080 - R1082

Keywords

Animals, Biological Evolution, Biology, Models, Biological