Discovering the basics of ‘active touch’


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Credit: Daniel O’Connor, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Working with genetically engineered mice — and especially their whiskers — Johns Hopkins researchers report they have identified a group of nerve cells in the skin responsible for what they call “active touch,” a combination of motion and sensory feeling needed to navigate the external […]

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