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2012-03-12 19:52:43

Scientists from the Monell Center report that seven of 12 related mammalian species have lost the sense of sweet taste.

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2009-04-15 16:15:00

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.

2005-12-07 17:05:35

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.

2005-09-01 09:35:42

Please read in paragraph two ... Monell Center biologist ... instead of ... University of Pennsylvania biologist ...

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2005-09-01 07:30:13

A chance tasting at a scientific meeting in Sicily has led to another reason for including olive oil in your diet.

2005-08-31 18:24:21

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.

2005-07-26 14:43:29

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 ...


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.