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**Quantum biology** is the science of studying biological processes in terms of quantum mechanics. In exploring quantum mechanical explanations for biological phenomena, the nascent science of quantum biology represents one of the first efforts to apply quantum theory to systems much more macroscopic than the atomic or subatomic realms generally described by quantum theory.

The following biological phenomena have been studied in terms of quantum processes:

- the absorbance of frequency-specific radiation (i.e., photosynthesis and vision);
- the conversion of chemical energy into motion;
- magnetoreception in animals.

Quantum biological research is extremely limited by computer processing power; the analytical power required to model quantum effects increases exponentially with the number of particles involved.

## References

- nanoword.net
- Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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