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Posted January 29, 2008 by Nick Lindauer in Hot Sauce News
 
 

Strange Creature Immune to Pain of Peppers


From Yahoo News:

As vulnerable as naked mole rats seem, researchers now find the hairless, bucktoothed rodents are invulnerable to the pain of acid and the sting of chili peppers.

A better understanding of pain resistance in these sausage-like creatures could lead to new drugs for people with chronic pain, scientists added.

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