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Vision and hearing are so crucial to our daily lives that any impairments usually become obvious to an affected person.
Researchers of the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch have found out why the African naked mole-rat (Heterocephalus glaber), one of the world’s most unusual mammals, feels no pain when exposed to acid.
People with a certain form of inherited hearing loss have increased sensitivity to low frequency vibration.
Humans and animals are able to perceive even the slightest vibration and touch of the skin. Mechanosensitive ion channels play a crucial role in the mediation of these sensations.
- A volcanic mudflow.