How Naked Mole Rats Beat Chili Pepper Heat

Baby naked mole rats are puny, bluish-pink and -- as their name implies -- utterly without fur. Place them in your hand, and it's as if your palm has sprouted a new, squirming set of bruised fingers. Put them on a platter, and they resemble cocktail weenies without the toothpicks. Cute they are not. But some pain researchers might tell you that the tiny, buck-toothed visage of this creature may one day be the face of future advancements in pain management. So suggests University of Illinois...Full Story
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