Shiva Priya , asked a question
Subject: Science , asked on 7/4/12

living organisms are made of atoms.

non living things are also made of atoms.

then why we are living and they are nonliving ?

kindly help !! :-)

Draken Kartikay Kaul , added an answer, on 7/4/12
62 helpful votes in Science

Living organisms are also made up of atoms and non-living too but the difference is that the living organisms' have cells which were formed from different and relevent elements which could have made up a cell and it could have multiplied to form many cells ...isssues...etc.

Atoms cannot support life...Life first started from cell. The cell could perform all those living functions but not atoms from which it was formed.

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