Anthropogenic electromagnetic noise disrupts magnetic compass orientation in a migratory bird

  title={Anthropogenic electromagnetic noise disrupts magnetic compass orientation in a migratory bird},
  author={S. Engels and Nils-Lasse Schneider and Nele Lefeldt and C. Hein and Manuela Zapka and Andreas Michalik and D. Elbers and A. Kittel and P. Hore and H. Mouritsen},
  • S. Engels, Nils-Lasse Schneider, +7 authors H. Mouritsen
  • Published 2014
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Electromagnetic noise is emitted everywhere humans use electronic devices. For decades, it has been hotly debated whether man-made electric and magnetic fields affect biological processes, including human health. So far, no putative effect of anthropogenic electromagnetic noise at intensities below the guidelines adopted by the World Health Organization has withstood the test of independent replication under truly blinded experimental conditions. No effect has therefore been widely accepted as… CONTINUE READING
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