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How much electromagnetic energy can humans sense?

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Answered Oct 18Physics
James VardiniI have recently graduated from Imperial College London with an Upper Second Class degree in Biochemistry

The current consensus is that humans cannot sense magnetic fields. Birds can do it, as can bats, turtles, ants, mole rats, sharks, rays, and more. Recently, Czech scientists have suggested that foxes, cows and deer also have the same ability. But look at all the recent reviews in this field, and you’ll see very little mention of our own species. A decade ago, a German group showed that our vision is slightly more sensitive in some directions than in others, but the results have not caught on.