A Blow Against Pain

From Sci-News.com:

“Molecule from Venom of Chinese Centipede Could Lead to Painkiller as Effective as Morphine”

The molecule selectively targets and blocks nerve channels on pain sensing neurons.

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(a gaggle of red headed centipedes for your viewing pleasure)

link: http://www.sci-news.com/medicine/science-venom-chinese-centipede-painkiller-morphine-01430.html

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