# The Euler Spiral of Rat Whiskers

Journal article

Starostin, E., Grant, R.A., Dougill, G., van der Heijden, G.H.M. and Goss, G. (2019). The Euler Spiral of Rat Whiskers.

*Science Advances.*

Authors | Starostin, E., Grant, R.A., Dougill, G., van der Heijden, G.H.M. and Goss, G. |
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Abstract | This paper reports on an analytical study of the intrinsic shapes of 523 whiskers from 15 rats. We show that the variety of whiskers on a rat’s cheek, each of which has different lengths and shapes, can be described by a simple mathematical |

Year | 2019 |

Journal | Science Advances |

Publisher | American Association for the Advancement of Science |

ISSN | 2375-2548 |

Publication process dates | |

Accepted | 02 Oct 2019 |

Deposited | 22 Nov 2019 |

Supplemental file | File Access Level Restricted |

https://openresearch.lsbu.ac.uk/item/88774

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