This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here

FEATURE30 November 2017

A sense of direction

x All content on Research Live and in Impact magazine is editorially independent from sponsorship or other commercial arrangements.
Find out more about advertising and sponsorship.

Features Impact Innovations Technology

How could knowing where north lies affect your appreciation of space and the environment around you? Research into people wearing a piece of tech that constantly reminds them where north is could soon tell us. By Jane Bainbridge

Do you have a good sense of direction? Not just expert compass-reading skills, but an innate sense of which way to head? While some animals use the Earth’s magnetic field to determine the right way to go when ...