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Basic Concept of Biology

Basic Concept of Biology

Author: Mario Rendón

Understand what is Biology and how to determine living organisms. 

Biology is the science that studies living organisms and their environments. There are seven characteristics that define a living organism: 

Organization and the Presence of Cells

Response to Stimulus




Hrowth and development

Change through Time

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Beautiful Biology

You are not appreciating good music, but seeing a beautiful expression of biology. As you can predict, biology is all around us.