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Improving The Skin's Response To UVA Light
2013-01-22 05:41:26

A group of researchers from Brown University have demonstrated that certain skin cells use a light-sensitive receptor found outside of the eye to detect ultraviolet light and quickly begin producing melanin to prevent DNA damage.

2011-12-15 16:26:29

A discovery in fruit flies may be able to tell us more about how animals, including humans, sense potentially dangerous discomforts.

Addressing Pain And Disease On The Fly
2011-12-07 09:29:43

Studies of a protein that fruit flies use to sense heat and chemicals may someday provide solutions to human pain and the control of disease-spreading mosquitoes.

2011-05-16 18:02:11

All animals face the challenge of deciding which chemicals in the environment are useful and which are harmful.

2011-01-19 13:20:39

Scientists from the Monell Center and collaborators report that a receptor known as TRPA1 is activated by two structurally unrelated anti-inflammatory compounds.

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2010-09-29 09:25:00

Fizzy beverages light up same pain sensors as mustard and horseradish, a new study shows -- so why do we drink them?

2010-08-31 06:59:00

MUMBAI, India, August 31, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - With This Announcement, Glenmark has Clearly Reaffirmed its Position Globally as the Leader in the TRP Space Glenmark Pharmaceuticals today announced the discovery of a Novel Chemical Entity(NCE) 'GRC 17536'.

2010-06-09 21:37:37

A mutation that enhances the function of a specific ion channel has been identified as the cause of a rare inherited pain disorder.

2010-03-17 16:32:42

Nature study reports that the molecular basis of detecting tissue-damaging chemicals goes back more 500 million years

2008-06-25 00:02:50

General anaesthetic can make the pain of operations worse for patients recovering after surgery by activating the body's "mustard receptors", researchers have found. Many of the drugs that send surgical patients to sleep are known to make them more sensitive to pain when they wake up.


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