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2011-04-07 12:53:16

NIH-funded scientists report findings on olfactory clues to Alzheimer's disease, the sweet taste of anticipation, and the impact of autoimmune diseases on taste during research meeting in St. Pete Beach, Fla.

2011-04-06 21:51:13

Following years of futile attempts, new research from the Monell Center demonstrates that living human taste cells can be maintained in culture for at least seven months.

2011-03-31 08:52:40

We’ve all been guilty of passing up wholesome foods for better tasting, less nutritious ones at some point.

2011-03-21 08:34:00

SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- My Cellar Master (MCM) offers a new and innovative way to taste and learn about wine. The Themed Wine Tasting Party contains everything you need to taste wine, pair it with food and much more.

2011-03-09 08:37:32

Why do we constantly crave that chocolate or those sweet tarts?

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2011-03-08 11:37:06

A new research study dramatically increases knowledge of how taste cells detect sugars, a key step in developing strategies to limit overconsumption.

2011-01-25 12:07:14

A child's taste preferences begin at home and most often involve salt, sugar and fat.

2011-01-18 06:00:00

NEEDHAM HEIGHTS, Mass., Jan.

2010-12-14 07:22:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- WineMatch.com has created a system that truly levels the playing field so that small- and medium-sized wineries get the same outfacing digital marketing exposure as their larger corporate-based counterparts.

2010-12-07 14:15:26

University of Illinois scientists have learned to mask the bitterness of ginseng, a common ingredient of energy drinks.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.