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"Honey bees navigate using magnetic abdomens"

March 28, 2017
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Physicsworld reports that "Honey bees navigate using magnetic abdomens" (http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/news/2017/mar/27/honey-bees-navigate-using-magnetic-abdomens). The story refers to an interdisciplinary study between the Hayden-laboratory in Physics and the Gries-laboratory aimed at understanding the magnetic sense of honey bees. The original article "Linking magnetite in the abdomen of honey bees to a magnetoreceptive function" has just been published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B (http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/284/1851/20162873)