The human brain can detect Earth’s magnetic field

A team of scientists has found that the human brain is capable of detecting the Earth’s magnetic field, challenging previous studies.

The team, from the California Institute of Technology in the US, believes humans were once able to sense the Earth’s magnetic field and use it for navigation purposes, just like many other living beings, but eventually lost this skill, the Sputnik News Agency reported.

The discovery shows humans have not entirely lost the mechanism of orienting themselves using the magnetic field.

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