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Is There a Limit to How Small Life Can Get?

Scientists have theorized how small life can actually get, but at what point is it so small, it’s not considered life?

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These Ultra-Small Bacteria May Be The Tiniest Life Forms On Earth
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/02/smallest-life-on-earth-bacteria_n_6783382.html
“Scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California, Berkeley have captured the first detailed microscopic images of so-called ‘ultra-small bacteria’ that are believed to represent the lowest size limit possible for life on Earth.”
Nano-Sized Molecular Cars Will Compete in the World’s Smallest Race
https://www.seeker.com/tech/nano-sized-molecular-cars-will-compete-in-the-worlds-smallest-race
“Microscopic molecular vehicles piloted by chemists and physicists will line up in the world’s first nano-car race in France this month — but don’t expect to see anything with the naked eye.”

Nanoscale Submarine Bot Delivers Drugs to Cells — Then Self Destructs
https://www.seeker.com/health/medicine/nanoscale-submarine-bot-delivers-drugs-to-cells-then-self-destructs
“Researchers at Radboud University in the Netherlands began by assembling a synthetic nanoscale vesicle, a kind of bladder or sac that can be filled with liquids or gases — in this case, anti-cancer drugs. Vesicles are commonly produced by living cells, but can also be synthesized in the lab.”
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