from the new-organ-to-be-announced dept.
mmmscience writes "Researchers have found a new sensory system in the skin that is completely separate from the traditional nerve network that gives us the sense of touch. The new system, comprising sensory nerves found on blood vessels and sweat glands, is not nearly as potent, but does allow people to sense temperatures and textures. The research suggests that the system may play a role in chronic pain disorders such as migraines and fibromyalgia, conditions whose causes remain a mystery."
I've never been canoeing before, but I imagine there must be just a few
simple heuristics you have to remember...
Yes, don't fall out, and don't hit rocks.