14 May 2013
Vol 6, Issue 275

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Online Cover This week features a Research Article showing that inhibition of NMDA receptor function in the insular cortex may prevent the development of neuropathic pain, which can manifest as painful sensations in response to stimuli that are not normally painful. The image shows an artist's depiction of the insular cortex. [Image: Chris Bickel/AAAS]