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07-07-2022
Insects may be able to experience pain
Whether insects feel pain or not has been a matter of heated scientific debate for decades. According to a new study led by Queen Mary University in London, insects most likely have central nervous system control of nociception (the ability to detect potentially or actually damaging stimuli), which would make it plausible that they can experience pain. These findings suggest that insects should be included in animal welfare protection lists, particularly as insect farming ramps up. Nociception is the detection of painful stimuli and is often accompanied...
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