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electroreception: Microwave News Article Archive (2004 - )

June 30, 2017

“Molecular Basis of Ancestral Vertebrate Electroreception,” Nature, March 16, 2017.

“These findings reveal a molecular basis of electroreception and demonstrate how discrete evolutionary changes in ion channel structure facilitate sensory adaptation.”

February 22, 2013

“Detection and Learning of Floral Electric Fields by Bumblebees,” by Daniel Robert and coworkers at the U.K.’s University of Bristol, Science, published online February 21, 2013:

 “Like visual cues, floral electric fields exhibit variations in pattern and structure, which can be discriminated by bumblebees. ”

February 14, 2013

posted online February 7, 2013. "These results provide the first empirical evidence of geomagnetic imprinting in any species …"

October 19, 2011

Cornell biologists may have made a breakthrough in understanding why some people are electrosensitive. They report in Nature Communications that humans as well as many other species descended from a type of fish that lived some 500 million years ago which had a "well developed electroreceptive system." A possible implication is that some of us, like sharks and rays, may be able to detect very weak electric fields and perhaps a subset has an electroreceptive system that has gone awry....

Cornell biologists may have made a breakthrough in understanding why some people are electrosensitive. They report in Nature Communications that humans as well as many other species descended from a type of fish that lived some 500 million years ago which had a "well developed electroreceptive system." A possible implication is that some of us, like sharks and rays, may be able to detect very weak electric fields and perhaps a subset has an electroreceptive system that has gone awry....

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