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Do fish feel pain?

Fish do not feel pain the way humans do. That is the conclusion drawn by an international team of researchers consisting of neurobiologists, behavioural ecologists and fishery scientists. One contributor ...

dateAug 09, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Why does feeling low hurt?

When it comes to pain, the two competing schools of thought are that it's either "all in your head" or "all in your body". A new study led by University of Oxford researchers indicates that, instead, pain is an amalgam of ...

dateJun 07, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Pain: Why it's 'ow' for me and 'YOW!' for you

Ever noticed how two people can suffer from back pain, say, but one will moan and groan and take to bed while the other will get up and about and on with life? Pain specialists have often noted that conditions that seem ...

dateMar 12, 2010 in Genetics
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DREAM: One gene regulates pain, learning and memory

The DREAM-gene which is crucial in regulating pain perception seems to also influence learning and memory. This is the result of studies carried out by researchers in Seville, Spain, and Vienna, Austria. The new findings ...

dateJan 15, 2009 in Genetics
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