ASU Scholarship Showcase
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- School of Earth and Space Exploration
- 1 BEYOND: Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science
- 1 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
- 1 Walker, Sara
- 1 English
- 1 Text
- 1 Public
Biological systems represent a unique class of physical systems in how they process and manage information. This suggests that changes in the flow and distribution of information played a prominent role in the origin of life. Here I review and expand on an emerging conceptual framework suggesting that the origin of life may be identified as a transition in causal structure and information flow, and detail some of the implications for understanding the early stages chemical evolution.
- Walker, Sara, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, BEYOND: Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science, et al.
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