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Posts tagged sixth sense

May 26, 2014

 

Confocal micrograph of a blind cavefish embryo

The Electric Sense

Some aquatic animals have a sixth sense that allows them to detect electrical fields in water.

September 20, 2011

 

ears

Finding Balance In The Inner Ear

How tiny stones inside our heads tell us which way is up...

February 12, 2009

 

Small cat walking

Your Cat’s Secret Nose

Cats have six sense organs. The sixth is known as the "vomeral-nasal organ," and can be thought of as a second nose.

March 31, 2005

 

A Snake’s Sixth Sense

The vomeronasal system, a snake’s sixth sense. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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