How do Nerves Carry Information? - Naked Science Scrapbook
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How do Nerves Carry Information? - Naked Science Scrapbook

Key Facts In This Video

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

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

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    Neurotransmitters move across the gap between nerve cells to dock with receptors. (5:33)

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