Naked Mole Rats and nervous responses

Ewan Smith from the Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany explains his research looking at the rats’ unusual nervous system response to noxious stimuli. (6 mins)

African Mole Rats are eusocial, living in colonies like bees and the world’s only cold blooded mammal.  They also have an interesting nervous system – according to Ewan Smith from the Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany. Ewan explains his research looking at the rats’ unusual nervous system response to noxious stimuli.

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