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light touch

sensory modality subserved by Merkel's discs at termini of sensory nerve endings within skin; conveyed centrally by A-beta sensory nerve fibres
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If a light touch taps into the itch accelerator, then these nerve cells are the brakes, says coauthor Martyn Goulding, a neuroscientist at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, Calif.
The seminars were given by Ammar Habib Mohamed, senior lighting engineer at the Royal Estates -- Royal Court Affairs in Muscat, Nathan Savage, lighting designer and partner at Light Touch PLD, and Sergio Padula, technical manager and Lighting Expert at iGuzzini Middle East, who opened up the debate introducing some of the most crucial issues related to the sector, providing the audience with numerous inputs and ideas for the nurturing of the debate.
Even though many scientists thought Merkel cells to be key elements of light touch, none of them could ever directly prove the link.
And what if one person's light touch can heal another, or ultimately affect the world?
So while we will always need imports, we must have better import controls, light touch from the regulators with no gold plating and retailers who really are willing to breathe oxygen into the British industry to renew confidence.
With the help of The Light Touch, Michelle was able to relax and allow more energy into her body and mind systems.
Despite the light touch, Eitel's writing echoes the moral foundation of his professional work.
Tapmaster activates with the light press of the user's foot against a kickplate mounted under a cabinet, or the light touch of the user's knee against a cabinet door.
While some may wish for more explicit discussions of the relation of theater to power, or the "integrative and hegemonic" use of spectacle, Curcio-Nagy generally treats theory with a light touch.
A sketchy film made with a light touch by Wilhelm Sasnal--one of three he collectively titled Love Songs, 2005--had viewers humming along to the old jazz standard, "Blue Moon.
A delight to play and hear, it will be a challenge for many students to let their "fingers frolic on the keys with a light touch.
Identity and acceptance, the twin motivators of adolescence, are given a light touch in this funny and fast-paced novel in two voices.