Saturday, 10 September 2016

Why Does Poison Ivy Makes Us Itch So Much?

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An international team of researchers has finally decoded the science behind a plant responsible for no small degree of human misery: poison ivy. For the first time we now know why poison ivy leaves make us itch, and the answer lies in a key molecule called CD1a, which scientists have long known about but didn't fully understand until now.

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