Scientists Find Special Cells That Help Bats Navigate in 3D

December 3, 2014 6:42 PM

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Bats have a three-dimensional "mental compass" that allows them to navigate chaotic three-dimensional environments.

Whether you're steering through skyscrapers in a new city or just making your way to a familiar bathroom, the neurons inside your skull are frantically juggling and crunching all kinds of complex calculations whenever you navigate. It's a formidable task, and just how the heck brain cells do it is s...

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