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Martin Deschênes publishes in Nature

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Martin Deschênes and collaborators explain how whisking and sniffing are coordinated in the rat brain in a recent article published in the prestigious scientific journal Nature. Understanding how such processes are controlled in rats helps researchers better understand other rhythmic activity in the brain, such as those disrupted in Parkinson’s disease or epilepsy.

To learn more, read the full article in Nature (paid subscription required) or read a summary published by Université Laval (in French).