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Taste Receptor Gene Determines How Well We Sense Food
2014-05-28 09:07:16

Some people’s sense of taste is so perceptive, they have a strong dislike for food that a majority of people enjoy, such as spicy foods or ‘hoppy’ beers.

taste test longevity
2014-05-20 05:30:02

How food tastes can influence healthy habits by encouraging or discouraging us from eating certain foods, but can taste do more? According to two new studies published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, taste may play a role in our longevity as well.

2014-04-14 23:11:13

Wine-lovers reunite for the fourth annual day-long wine-tasting at each winery on the De Portola Wine Trail in Temecula, CA.

2014-03-28 23:24:56

In response to an article published by Healthcanal.com, Dr.

Despite A Big Bamboo Diet, Giant Pandas Love The Taste Of Sugar
2014-03-27 07:26:54

It’s no mystery that giant pandas have a voracious appetite for bamboo, but new research from the Monell Center also shows that these endangered mammals of the Ursidae family also have a taste for sugar.

2014-03-20 23:03:07

VinoVisit.com, the first tasting room management and marketing solution built just for wineries, provides them with a free profile on http://www.VinoVisit.com,

Preference Of Sweeter And Saltier Tastes For Children Are Linked To Each Other
2014-03-18 11:28:14

Scientists from the Monell Chemical Senses Center have found that children who most prefer high levels of sweet tastes also most prefer high levels of salt taste and that, in general, children prefer sweeter and saltier tastes than do adults.

2014-03-07 23:01:56

VinoVisit.com, the first website for booking wine tasting and winery tour reservations, has just announced the addition of key members to the marketing and sales team, with a focus on driving

2014-03-06 16:26:18

NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhone Valley Wines is launching an exciting campaign in the United States which reaches out to the media, trade and consumers - engaging all three categories

How Do Honeybees Taste?
2014-02-05 11:29:13

New research on the ability of honeybees to taste with claws on their forelegs reveals details on how this information is processed, according to a study published in the open-access journal, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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