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3 natural mysteries that could be explained by quantum physics

Biologist Tomi Trilar inspects Robin during bird ringing in Vrhnika , Slovenia, August 8, 2017. Picture taken August 8, 2017. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic - RC1DC6D53460

Unlocking the mysteries of the natural world. Image: REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

Johnny Wood
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Research suggests robins use quantum physics to navigate on long migrations.
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