Babies distinguish pain from touch at 35-37 weeks, research finds

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Discovering a babies pain threshold.

Babies can distinguish painful stimuli as different from general touch from around 35-37 weeks gestation — just before an infant would normally be born — according to new research…

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Wasps With More Spots ‘Tend To Be More Aggressive’

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Scientists have discovered how to tell whether a wasp is angry – by looking at the markings on its head.

Researchers found that wasps with more black spots tend to be more aggressive and ferocious.

The remarkable connection was discovered as part of into an investigation into why some wasps have such patterned faces.

The study involved painting dots on the faces of dead wasps, placing them on tempting sugar cubes and see how other wasps reacted to them…

 

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