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Entropy 1999, 1(2), 9-20; doi:10.3390/e1020009
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On Thermodynamics, Entropy and Evolution of Biological Systems: What Is Life from a Physical Chemist's Viewpoint

International Academy of Creative Endeavors, 36, Novy Arbat, Moscow, 121205, Russia
Received: 2 December 1998 / Accepted: 9 April 1999 / Published: 19 April 1999
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Abstract

Life in the universe originated and is evolving in accordance with the general laws of nature, specifically, the law of temporal hierarchies and the second law of thermodynamics.
Keywords: second law of thermodynamics; entropy; law of temporal hierarchies; supramolecular thermodynamics; biological evolution second law of thermodynamics; entropy; law of temporal hierarchies; supramolecular thermodynamics; biological evolution
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