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The right place at the right time: new bacterium navigates using Earth’s magnetic field

Many migratory birds have a mysterious ability to return home with remarkable accuracy, even from halfway around the world. Since the invention of the compass some 2,000 years ago, humans have been able to emulate this, albeit on a limited … Continue reading

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