Why naked mole rats feel no pain: Secret to creature's immunity could help create new drugs for humans 



Naked mole rats are strange-looking creatures, but their fascinating qualities do not end there.
Seemingly immune to cancer and ageing, they have a life expectancy of over 30 years, an insect-like social society dominated by a queen, and the unusual ability of being able to run backwards as fast as they can run forwards.
Now scientists have discovered the mechanism behind another of their incredible features - their inability to feel some types of pain.
This discovery could help the development of pain relief for humans.
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11 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 41
Source: Daily Mail
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