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Fish fins can sense touch


February 10, 2016

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The human fingertip is a finely tuned sensory machine and even slight touches convey a great deal of information about our physical environment. It turns out, some fish use their pectoral fins in pretty much the same way. And do so through a surprisingly similar biological mechanism to mammals--humans included. Credit: Adam Hardy, University of ChicagoFull Story

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University of Chicago Medical Center

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