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Mosquitoes may also be a vector for Rickettsia felis

(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with Aix Marseille Université in France has found that mosquitoes might be not only carrying the bacteria Rickettsia felis, but might be transmitting it to humans in Africa as well, causing ...

Researchers uncover pain-relief secrets in hot chili peppers

Anyone who has ever bitten unknowingly into a red hot chili pepper remembers the unhappy result – burning, painful sensations that make one's mouth feel as though it has caught on fire. Yet the very chemical that causes ...

Rats found able to recognize pain in other rat faces

(Phys.org)—A team of researchers working in Japan with affiliations to several institutions in that country, has found that lab rats are able to recognize pain in the faces of other rats and avoid them when given the opportunity. ...

Grey matter matters when it comes to feeling pain

Like humans, fish recoil from pain. But the fish pain reflex mechanism operates quite differently to the way it works in humans, University of Queensland research shows.

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