Scientists Discover First Magnetosensitive Neuron in Animal

A group of scientists, led by Dr Jon Pierce-Shimomura of the University of Texas at Austin, has identified a magnetosensitive neuron in the brain of Caenorhabditis elegans, a non-parasitic nematode that lives in the interstitial water of soils, feeding on bacteria. Many organisms such as butterflies, birds, wolves and sea turtles, use the magnetic field [...] —> Read More