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How an itch hitches a ride to the brain

How an itch hitches a ride to the brain

Author: Laurel Hamers / Source: Science News DON’T SCRATCH Scientists reveal how the spinal cord communicates the discomfort of itchy bug bites to the brain. Scientists have traced the sensation of itch to a place you can’t scratch. The discomfort of a mosquito bite...

Why Can’t You Remember Being a Baby?

Why Can’t You Remember Being a Baby?

Author: Philip Perry / Source: Big Think Most of us don’t remember infant or toddlerhood. My sister swears she can remember being two years-old. I can’t remember anything before three-and-a-half. It was when they took her home from the hospital. I remember I...

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