DailyDirt: Biological Discoveries

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Biology has created some really strange animals -- not just the duck-billed platypus, but all sorts of extremophiles along with senses that sound like they belong in comic books and not in nature. Here are just a few examples. By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.


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    Anonymous Coward, Aug 29th, 2011 @ 5:23pm

    Magnetic sense

    Yes, but:

    The actual magnetic sensing requires interactions with (at least) one other protein, which is not present in humans.

    So those people probably are still just crazy.

     

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    Michael Ho (profile), Aug 29th, 2011 @ 5:48pm

    Re: Magnetic sense

    Yes, people who think they can sense magnetic fields are most likely crazy... (but maybe someday there will be Replicants that can do it.)

     

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    lrobbo (profile), Jun 10th, 2012 @ 8:19am

    Most likely crazy? Er, 100% mental.

     

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