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Keywords: magnetism
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Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (1991) 161 (1): 299–314.
Published: 1 November 1991
...Ronald Ranvaud; Klaus Schmidt-Koenig; Jörg U. Ganzhorn; Jakob Kiepenheuer; Odival C. Gasparotto; Luiz R. G. Britto ABSTRACT Homing pigeons are thought to use the earth’s magnetic field for direction finding. Though the sensory system and the characteristics of the magnetic field used are unknown...
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J Exp Biol (1988) 134 (1): 27–41.
Published: 1 January 1988
...Charles Walcott; James L. Gould; Anthony J. Lednor ABSTRACT Homing pigeons appear to use the earth’s magnetic field as a compass and perhaps as part of their position-finding system or ‘map’. The sensory system they use to detect magnetic fields is unknown, but two current possibilities are some...
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J Exp Biol (1986) 121 (1): 153–163.
Published: 1 March 1986
...Darci Motta S. Esquivel; Henrique G. P. Lins De Barros ABSTRACT Magnetic moments for different magnetotactic microorganisms are obtained by electron microscopic analyses and studies of cell motion by optical microscopy. The results are analysed in terms of a model due to C. Bean. The considerations...