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  1. #1 Magnetic fields light up 'GPS neurons' 
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    A Balyor college study suggests that cells within pigeon brains responded to the direction and strength of Earth's magnetic field.
    It long been up for debate how birds actually navigate and magnetic fields have certainly been speculated at.

    'The cells dubbed 'GPS neurons' seem to show how magnetic information is represented in birds brains'


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    This was in Science News this week (I think). I'll see if I can find a link. Or maybe it was Science or Nature. I can't remember which one I was reading in the porcelein reading room at the time.
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