How do pain relievers work? - George Zaidan
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One of the most strangest types of pain comes from hitting your “funny bone.” Mentalfloss writes that the "funny bone" is neither funny (when you whack it on the edge of a piece of furniture), nor a bone (whether you whack it or not). Where'd the name come from, and why is it so painful? Click here.
What happens when you can’t feel pain? http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/life/human-biology/cipa.htm
Is pain all in your mind? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3NmTE-fJSo
The Human Nervous System (Chapter 30) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9780125476263#ancS1
The Induction of Pain http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9987804
George Zaidan's other TED-Ed lesson: How do cancer cells grow? How does chemotherapy fight cancer (and cause negative side effects)? The answers lie in cell division. George Zaidan explains how rapid cell division is cancer’s "strength" -- and also its weakness. http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-do-cancer-cells-behave-differently-from-healthy-ones-george-zaidan
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