Lecture 2 Wut is Life - 1.1. The cell is the basic unit of...

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1.1. The cell is the basic unit of life because____________________________. . 1) it is midway between the biosphere and an organic molecule in size 2) it is the smallest unit capable of exhibiting the fundamental characteristics of life 3) it was discovered by Robert Hooke in 1665 4) it contains the nucleus 5) Dutrochet, Schleiden and Schwann said so more than a hundred years ago 1.2. Which of the following physico-chemical and biological features characterize living organisms? 1) They move by internal forces 2) They take up small organic or inorganic molecules and synthesize large organic molecules so that they can grow from within. 3) They transform one kind of energy into other forms of energy, often by burning organic molecules using oxygen 4) They reproduce with near fidelity 5) All of the above 1.3. Who of the following received the Medal of Science from President Obama in 2009 for his innovations in synthetic biology? 1) Gregor Mendel
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