signle cell organisms
atlantis at netcom.com
Tue Aug 18 20:19:56 EST 1998
Elena Nelson (erikjase at EARTHLINK.NET) wrote:
: i just want to know if these signle cell organisms ever die?
By definition, all life dies.
: All they do
: is make a copy of themselves right?, and so on.
Some metabolize, move, cause diseases... this might fall under the "and
so on" section but it's some pretty darn interesting so ons...
: do these organism have a
: mind of there own?
For a long time scientists have been trying ot define a "mind." If you
are talking about a network of neural cells like a human brain or spine,
: can they make there on decisions?
Do even humans make their own decisions? The question of free will and
determinism is more of a philosophical than biological question. If you
are talking about free will, then that's a question no one can answer at
this point in science.
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