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I agree with most of what you've written in the first paragraph, though I would say that at roughly the same time (only 1 month apart!) as the Rebentrost et al. paper you mentioned, a very similar paper was posted to arXiv by Plenio and Huelga called "Dephasing assisted transport: Quantum networks in biomolecules" and it actually got published in the same ...


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To answer your question, if there is an actual field of research, Quantum Information Biology (QIB) seems to fit what you are looking for. Once a textbook has been written on a subject I think it is fair to classify it as a valid research field. Also you may consider the controversial Penrose–Hameroff ‘Orch OR‘ model to fall into this category, and maybe ...


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Following are some of the latest resources on Quantum Biology Youtube video by the Royal Institution: Quantum Biology: An Introduction Wikipedia page on quantum biology (and links therein) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, NIH Center for Macromolecular Modeling & Bioinformatics, quantum biology research page TED Talk by Jim Al-Khalili: How ...


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There is evidence that quantum coherence and it's role in chemical reactivity is responsible for the magnetic field sensing in migratory birds, the so called avian compass, https://arxiv.org/abs/1206.5946v1. Similar quantum effects and chemistry could very well be occuring and playing a role in the brain, though as far as I know there isn't anything ...


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As far as we know - and I know, so correct me anyone if there's research to the contrary - the neuron interactions in the brain are well within the classical regime. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5681944/


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