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Speaker: Sakshi Mehta
Topic: Magnetoreception
Date and Time: Thursday 10th September 2020 at 3 PM
Venue: Microsoft Teams

Abstract:
All components of nature are born free. The freedom is expressed by a variety of creatures by undertaking incredible journey, where from a tiny butterfly to a giant whale, Earth is crisscrossed by traveling species. The journeyisnavigated by day light and lengths, night skies, winds and seas, celestial stars, and Earth’s Magnetic Field which show the splendour and science of nature. In my talk, I would focus on unveiling the ability of Geomagnetic Field to assist the migratory species in navigation. The various hypothesis would be put forward to understand the concept of Magnetoreception along with the Chemical Compass and Bio Compass model to better understand the physiology behind the migration.

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