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Biophysicist Adrianus Kalmijn Dies at 88
His work revealed that sharks use an electromagnetic sense to navigate and detect prey.
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Biophysicist Adrianus Kalmijn Dies at 88
Biophysicist Adrianus Kalmijn Dies at 88

His work revealed that sharks use an electromagnetic sense to navigate and detect prey.

His work revealed that sharks use an electromagnetic sense to navigate and detect prey.

ABOVE: © WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION
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