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The Resource Information, the Hidden Side of Life, (electronic resource)

Information, the Hidden Side of Life, (electronic resource)

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Information, the Hidden Side of Life
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Information, the Hidden Side of Life
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eng
Summary
This book explores the unity of life. It proposes that the concept of information is the inner essence of what we today call life. The importance of information for our species is obvious. Human beings are highly dependent on information, constantly exchanging with conspecifics. In a less apparent way, we are the product of genetic and epigenetic information which determines our development in a given environment from a fertilized egg to the adult stage. Even less apparent is that information plays a determining role in ecosystems. This observation may include the prebiotic systems in which life emerged. Our claim is that Nature processes information continuously. This means that even beyond living entities, we can see messages and decoding procedures. Nature can be said to send messages to its own future and then to decode them. Nature "talks" to itself! The systematic organization of messages suggests that, in some respects, we should even speak of the "languages" of Nature
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UX1
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Gaucherel, Cédric
Intended audience
Scholarly & Professional
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John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Dessalles, Jean-Louis
  • Gouyon, Pierre-Henri
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  • Information technology
  • Information technology
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Information, the Hidden Side of Life, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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1175625051
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unknown
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9781786304247
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9781786304247
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remote
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(OCoLC)1175625051
Label
Information, the Hidden Side of Life, (electronic resource)
Publication
Control code
1175625051
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781786304247
Other control number
9781786304247
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1175625051

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