You Just Move Like A Mouse, Or Do So Abnormally Like A Mutant Mouse

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 15:14 in Biology & Nature

A new holistic approach to assess model behavior has been proposed and evaluated by researchers at the University of Tokyo and Osaka Bioscience Institute. The lifestyle of the mouse has been monitored in a way comparable with that of monitoring humans. The animal's every move is recorded by pressure sensors under the cage, and this information is collected for more than 24 hours.

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