The proteins responsible for feeling cold revealed...

A chilling discovery...
02 April 2024
Presented by Sannia Farrukh
Production by Sannia Farrukh.


A bearded man with a winter coat covered in ice.


A problem that’s been puzzling scientists for decades is the way our bodies recognise cold stimuli, and researchers at the University of Michigan have finally got to the bottom of it. They’ve identified the protein GluK2 acts as a sensor in our bodies for cold temperatures, and Sannia Farrukh has been finding out more...


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