14 October 2011
Vol 334, Issue 6053

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COVER Whiskers at the snout are instrumental for the rat to explore the external world. During development, sensory information provided by the whiskers is critical for the formation of their representation in the brain. Minlebaev et al. show how this process is controlled by gamma oscillations in developing neuronal networks. See P. 226. Image: Henrik Sorensen/Getty Images