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Posts tagged sensory receptors

July 22, 2014

 

Two hands touching

Why Does a Warm Caress Feel Good?

For most of us, a gentle touch from another human being every now and then is a nice thing. Could this be due to a special sensory receptor in our skin?

April 8, 2004

 

Face the Gator

Learn about the sensitive skin of alligators on this Moment of Science.

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