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By Marcello Barbieri

This book is the research of all codes of existence with the traditional tools of technological know-how. The genetic code and the codes of tradition were recognized for a very long time and characterize the historic starting place of this publication. what's quite new during this box is the examine of all codes that got here after the genetic code and before the codes of tradition. The life of those natural codes, in spite of the fact that, is not just a huge experimental truth. it really is a kind of proof that experience notable theoretical implications. the 1st is that the majority occasions of macroevolution have been linked to the beginning of recent natural codes, and this provides us a very new reconstruction of the historical past of existence. the second one implication is that codes contain which means and we'd like accordingly to introduce in biology not just the concept that of data but in addition the idea that of organic that means. The 3rd theoretical implication comes from the truth that the natural codes were hugely conserved in evolution, this means that they're the best invariants of lifestyles. The learn of the natural codes, in brief, is bringing to mild new mechanisms that experience operated within the heritage of lifestyles and new primary innovations in biology.

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