Fuzzing the Boundary of Animal Life

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Science  15 Sep 2000:
Vol. 289, Issue 5486, pp. 1882
DOI: 10.1126/science.289.5486.1882

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The Extended Organism The Physiology of Animal-Built Structures. J. Scott Turner. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2000. 247 pp. $47.50. ISBN 0-674-00151-6.

Turner applies the idea of an extended phenotype to discuss structures animals use to capture and channel physical and chemistry energy from their environments.