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Magnetoreception: New Evidence for a Human Magnetic Sense

Magnetoreception: New Evidence for a Human Magnetic Sense. (2019, March 19). Heavy. June 9, 2020, https://heavy.com/news/2019/03/magnetoreception-human-magnetic-sense-earth-study-science/

Do human beings have a magnetic sense? Biologists know other animals do. They think it helps creatures including bees, turtles, and birds navigate through the world. Scientists have tried to investigate whether humans belong on the list of magnetically sensitive organisms. Our research group took another approach. What we found arguably provides the first concrete neuroscientific evidence that humans do have a geomagnetic sense.

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