Electron Spin Resonances in Formicidae


THE investigation of radiation phenomena in living systems, where the diffusion processes can occur in a ‘normal manner’, is, as recently pointed out by Zimmer et al.1, a most important task in present electron spin resonance research. With this in mind, investigations on the effects of ionizing radiation on survival and behaviour of ants were extended into the field of microwave spectroscopy.

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KREBS, A., BENSON, B. Electron Spin Resonances in Formicidae. Nature 207, 1412–1413 (1965). https://doi.org/10.1038/2071412a0

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