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How do nerves work? - Elliot Krane

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At any moment, there is an electrical storm coursing through your body. Discover how chemical reactions create an electric current that drives our responses to everything from hot pans to a mother’s caress.

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Elliot Krane’s TEDTalk http://www.ted.com/talks/elliot_krane_the_mystery_of_chronic_pain.html
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford http://www.lpch.org/index.html
Scepticemia blog post about pain as a disease http://scepticemia.com/2011/05/21/elliot-krane-pain-is-a-disease/
Here’s an interesting article about neurons from the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences of the United States of America http://www.pnas.org/content/103/33/12219.full
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