Comment M6 Central in the periodic table


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Central in the periodic table (Score: 4, Interesting)

by on 2014-03-17 12:52 (#M6)

I've always found it curious/interesting that life appears to rely on/exploit elements central to the periodic table (e.g., C, Si, and now Fe, ...). Any comments on why this is? I realize the electro-magnetic structure is important, but why?


Time Reason Points Voter
2014-03-18 19:46 Interesting +1
2014-03-17 14:19 Underrated +1
2014-03-20 03:24 Interesting +1

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