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Stopping Cold: Scientists Turn Off the Ability to Feel Cold, University of Southern California Study


2/13/2013 7:35:27 AM

USC neuroscientists have isolated chills at a cellular level, identifying the sensory network of neurons in the skin that relays the sensation of cold. David McKemy, associate professor of neurobiology in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, and his team managed to selectively shut off the ability to sense cold in mice while still leaving them able to sense heat and touch.

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