Monday, March 9, 2015

Dolphins and Magnets

Dolphins are sensitive to magnetic fields and can swim differently when in close proximity to magnets. Some marine organisms use this sensitivity to magnetic field to help orient themselves much like sea turtles do. Researchers studied the stranding sites and migration routes. Researchers also exposed 6 dolphins to a highly magnetic barrel and a control barrel in order to get additional evidence to support their claim.

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