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  • Mole-Rats Are Impervious To Many Types Of Pain

    Mole-Rats Are Impervious To Many Types Of Pain

    New research shows that several species of African mole-rats have evolved an uncanny ability to ward off certain types of pain, including discomfort wrought by acid, chilli peppers, and hot mustard. These insights could eventually lead to advanced pain-relieving therapies in humans.