Jim Al-Khalili: How quantum biology might explain life’s biggest questions
Stan Trevena, contact@ted.com (TED Conferences LLC), GitHub, CC BY,
How does a robin know to fly south? The answer might be weirder than you think: Quantum physics may be involved. Jim Al-Khalili rounds up the extremely new, extremely strange world of quantum biology, where something Einstein once called “spooky action at a distance” helps birds navigate, and quantum effects might explain the origin of life itself.

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