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How Hot Peppers Can Ease Pain

By | February 11, 2015

Researchers uncover one way capsaicin—the spicy compound found in chili peppers—provides pain relief.  

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Cutting the Wire

By | December 1, 2014

Optical techniques for monitoring action potentials

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Cool Genes

By | July 1, 2013

A thermosensitive ion channel helps C. elegans live longer at cold temperatures.

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Deafness Gene Heightens Touch

By | November 20, 2011

People with a defect in an ion channel that causes deafness are more sensitive to certain types of touch.

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