Bats, donuts, and a compass: scientists discover how animals orient themselves

December 3, 2014 6:00 PM

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Mammals have a '3D head direction' cell

Picture yourself exiting a subway car. You step onto the platform and for a moment, you’re completely disoriented. It feels weird, because when you entered the car at another station, you knew north from south, but now you’re turned around. According to researchers at Weizmann Institute of Science i...

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