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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.

2011-01-19 12:53:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AEM, Inc. announces a hirel-qualified Sn/Pb (tin/lead) conversion process designed to mitigate the formation of tin whiskers in surface-mount components.

2009-02-10 10:45:00

Company's Entire Line of RoHS-Compliant Trimming Potentiometers Manufactured with New Process RIVERSIDE, Calif., Feb.

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2008-12-20 12:15:00

Servicing Mission 4 to the Hubble Space Telescope is currently on track for a mid-May 2009 launch based on a successful Pre-Environmental Readiness Review (PERR) held December 16 at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center for the flight spare Science Instrument Command and Data Handling (SI/C&DH).

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2008-02-28 18:05:00

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston believe they have discovered how whiskers communicate with the brain.

2008-02-11 19:30:00

A new initiative, bringing together nine research groups from seven countries, including teams of robotics and brain researchers from Europe, the USA and Israel, has recently been set up with the aim of imitating nature

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2007-10-05 13:40:00

They've ruined missiles, silenced communications satellites and forced nuclear power plants to shut down. Pacemakers, consumer gadgets and even a critical part of a space shuttle have fallen victim. The culprits? Tiny splinters.


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