volume 34, issue 1, P3-12 2003
DOI: 10.1076/brhm.
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Abstract: A simple computer-aided device was developed to record the activity of small animals. The device comprises of aktographs, opto-couplers, opto-amplifier units, a data acquisition unit ('Activity Monitor') and a Pentium processor based personal computer (PC) attached to an addition parallel printer port. The aktographs are devices which facilitate organisms to exhibit its natural activity. The aktographs for fruit flies, ants and mice are tubes with food supply and moisture, petri dishes adequately ventilated w…

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