May 20, 2022

Which body part hurts the most when stung by a bee? A scientist put himself through a torturous experiment to find out

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By Kevin Loria and Samantha Lee Pain is notoriously subjective — some people can take more of it than others. But we need to measure pain, so scientists have derived scales that are generally considered valid ways of assessing how much one thing hurts compared to another. When entomologist Justin Schmidt created the “Schmidt Pain Scale for […]