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Whipping Boys

By | December 1, 2017

See whip spiders use their curious antenniform legs to spar in the lab.

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Introducing Batman

By | October 1, 2017

Daniel Kish, who is blind, uses vocal clicks to navigate the world by echolocation.

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A Panoply of Animal Senses

By | September 1, 2016

Animals have receptors for feeling gravity, fluid flow, heat, and electric and magnetic fields.

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Hunting with Sharks

By | September 1, 2016

Watch scenes from research at the University of South Florida's Mote Marine Laboratory, where scientists saw what happened when they knocked out sharks' electroreception.

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Mag-Neato!

By | September 1, 2016

Scientists are unraveling how animals use Earth's magnetic field to navigate.

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Seeing Heat

By | September 1, 2016

Learn how some snakes sense infrared radiation using specialized sense organs in their faces.

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Odor, Taste, and Light Receptors in Unusual Locations

By | September 1, 2016

From the gut and airways to the blood, muscle, and skin, diverse sensory receptors are doing unconventional things.

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Proprioceptive Receptors

By and | September 1, 2016

Feedback from muscle spindles and tendon organs provides information about where our bodies are in space and whether or not they are moving.

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Mapping Corti

By | September 3, 2015

The inner ear organ, from macro to micro

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The Eye

By | October 1, 2014

An overview of visual processing

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