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Evolution of the neuron

I have just read, albeit slowly, Werner R. Loewenstein’s Physics in Mind: A Quantum View of the Brain. Having finished the book, I can attest I understand his argument even though my grasp of the physics involved is decidedly at the novice level. 540 more words

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Aliens in Our Midst

01 August 2017 |Douglas Fox| Aeon

The ctenophore’s brain suggests that, if evolution began again, intelligence would re-emerge because nature repeats itself

“Leonid Moroz has spent two decades trying to wrap his head around a mind-boggling idea: even as scientists start to look for alien life in other planets, there might already be aliens, with surprisingly different biology and brains, right here on Earth. 667 more words

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