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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.

Instagram Pictures Can Eventually Ruin Your Appetite
2013-10-04 04:01:45

In the social media age, it is common for people to snap and share photos of tasty-looking culinary creations before dining, but new research from Brigham Young University cautions that looking at too many pictures of food could actually make it less enjoyable to eat.

2013-09-20 23:18:04

At a time when umami is all the crave, there are few better opportunities to introduce a blog dedicated to the power of “savory taste” and the science behind it.

2013-09-12 12:37:01

Do you love chomping on raw broccoli while your best friend can't stand the healthy veggie in any form or guise?

2013-09-09 23:23:41

Humorcials.com has just released a humorous video review of the amazing miracle berry that temporarily makes sour things taste sweet. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September

Diet Experience Can Alter Taste Preferences Demonstrated By Fruit Flies
2013-09-09 08:18:08

If you've ever wondered how you learn to like a food you dislike, a new study conducted by UC Santa Barbara's Craig Montell, Duggan Professor of Neuroscience in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, may offer an answer.

2013-08-21 23:18:02

Portland Wine has been offering a wide range of wines at affordable prices for over 20 years.


Word of the Day
chauffeuse
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.
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