Scientists have long struggled to explain what actually causes the sensation of itching – now we know what to blame.
Researchers have discovered the molecular link between the cells in skin that sense itching and the nerve cells that relay the perception of that itch to the brain. Take that molecule away, and the itchy sensation vanishes. So far, the molecules, cells and circuitry in question have been identified in mice, but this…
Are you being eaten alive by mosquitos? Is the itch driving you completely and utterly insane? Us too! So when we heard about this magic wand that supposedly takes the itch away, we had to call it in to make fun of it.
Scientists have made the shocking discovery that it's your ankle, not your back, that feels the most awesome to scratch when you are itchy.
Ever get that feeling where you just hear or see the word "itch," and suddenly you need to scratch something? Brando's obviously playing on our hypochondria with this USB-powered "itching removal instrument." I think I need it.