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A matter of life and death

Gregory A Petsko

Author Affiliations

Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454-9110, USA

Genome Biology 2005, 6:109  doi:10.1186/gb-2005-6-5-109

Published: 28 April 2005

Our ability to sustain some of the outward signs of life has rendered obsolete the legal system's definition of what it means to be alive.