A collaboration between researchers from Canada, Europe, and the United States has experimentally produced Möbius strips from the polarization of light, confirming a theoretical prediction that it is...
"The concept of consciousness is a hybrid or better, a mongrel concept: the word 'consciousness' connotes a number of different concepts and denotes a number of different phenomena... P-consciousness is experience...A is access-consciousness. A state is A-conscious if it is poised for free use in reasoning and for direct 'rational' control of action and speech... Conflation of P-consciousness and A-consciousness is ubiquitous in the burgeoning literature on consciousness..."
~ NED BLOCK
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Organisms that can supplement glycolysis with respiration can obtain 19 times as much energy from the same food supply as their anaerobic cousins.