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Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2012 | 3 min read
Meet some of the people featured in the January 2012 issue of The Scientist.
Inflammation, Pain, and Resolvins
Claudia Sommer and Frank Birklein | Jan 1, 2012 | 1 min read
Not all inflammation leads to pain. Despite widespread infection followed by fever, colds rarely cause pain. But when some cytokines and certain immune cells are active near pain-sensing nerves, they trigger receptors that convey pain sensations to the brain.
In with the New
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jan 1, 2012 | 3 min read
There is definitely no shortage of technological innovation in the life sciences.
Resolving Chronic Pain
Claudia Sommer and Frank Birklein | Jan 1, 2012 | 10+ min read
The body’s own mechanism for dispersing the inflammatory reaction might lead to new treatments for chronic pain.
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