Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Life 101: Larger bodies are made of more cells, not larger cells

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If life is self-organizing work at the expense of metabolism, then the cell is the membrane-bound unit of life: it is the building block that contains all the enzymes that promote the chains of reactions that transfer energy and matter that constitute metabolism. Bodies are made of cells that stick together to one another and......

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