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How do Nerves Carry Information? - Naked Science Scrapbook

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  1. Blue whales have nerve cells with axons that stretch 30 meters. 01:22

  2. Pain-sensitive nerve endings called nociceptors open ion channels in their cell membranes when the body is hurt. 02:37

  3. Neurotransmitters move across the gap between nerve cells to dock with receptors. 05:33

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