Science & Technology

Joe Schwarcz: The Chemical Conquest of Pain

Leading McGill scientists cover many major aspects of pain science, from molecular and neural pathways to the psychological modulation of pain. The series bridges our understanding of how factors such as environment, genetics, gender, age and lifestyle are related to pain. 

When you are in pain, nothing else matters. ou just want relief. And the right chemicals can provide it. Tracing mankind’s efforts to conquer pain makes for a fascinating romp through chemical history. Fret not, it is painless!

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    July 31, 2012 at 12:04 pm