Quantcast

Latest Mitra Hartmann Stories

2011-04-08 13:16:44

Researchers at Northwestern University have developed a model that will allow them to simulate how rats use their whiskers to sense objects around them.

2011-02-18 12:52:12

In her search to understand one of the most basic human senses – touch – Mitra Hartmann turns to what is becoming one of the best studied model systems in neuroscience: the whiskers of a rat.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.