In the beginning, scientific circles considered the cell as the smallest living unit. But researchers have recently viewed the cell membrane, so much smaller than the cell in volume, as a new kind of living thing. This membrane that surrounds the cell displays features of a conscious living being, such as the ability to decide, remember, and evaluate. How does such a membrane only one hundred thousandth of a millimeter thick come to possess such features?
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