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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.

2014-01-29 23:34:46

Wine Club Members of Scott Harvey Wines are being treated to a new way of connecting with Napa Valley winemakers Jana and Scott Harvey through state-of-the-art marketing techniques.

2014-01-24 11:19:56

Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology identify links between the palatability of various tastes and circulation in different parts of the face.

How Do Fruit Flies Detect Sweet Foods?
2014-01-14 10:01:27

UC Riverside research opens door for investigations into taste receptors of mosquitoes and other deadly insects

2013-12-19 23:01:24

VinoVisit.com, the first tasting room management solution built just for wineries, rolls-out completely free pricing for wineries and re-launches consumer-facing website and winery dashboard.

Sweetness Weakens Ability To Taste Sweets
2013-11-22 09:07:29

Obesity may alter our relationship to food by changing our ability to detect sweetness on our tongues.

Bitter Taste Gene May Have Been Beneficial To Human Evolution
2013-11-12 13:31:37

A new study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has found a genetic mutation making certain people more sensitive to the taste of a bitter compound could have been beneficial for certain human populations in Africa, resulting in the mutation being passed on from generation to generation.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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