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Scientists from the Monell Center report that seven of 12 related mammalian species have lost the sense of sweet taste.
Researchers from the Monell Center report that the red panda is the first non-primate mammal to display a liking for the artificial sweetener aspartame. This unexpected affinity for an artificial sweetener may reflect structural variation in the red panda's sweet taste receptor.
A new study from the Monell Chemical Senses Center may shed light on why some people like salt more than others. The results suggest that a person's liking for salty taste may be related to how much they weighed when they were born.
Please read in paragraph two ... Monell Center biologist ... instead of ... University of Pennsylvania biologist ...
A chance tasting at a scientific meeting in Sicily has led to another reason for including olive oil in your diet.
A naturally occurring chemical found in extra-virgin olive oils is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent, report scientists from the Monell Chemical Senses Center and collaborators.
In WASHINGTON story of July 25 headlined "Why cats will never live the sweet life," please read in fourth paragraph ... Xia Li, a molecular geneticist at the Monell Chemical Senses Center, a nonprofit research institute in Philadelphia, who helped lead the study ... instead of ...
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.