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2013-08-21 23:18:02

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

2013-08-13 10:12:23

Scientists at Opertech Bio, Inc. have developed a proprietary apparatus and methodology for high-throughput taste evaluation.

2013-07-19 16:23:52

A new study reports that subdiaphragmatic vagotomy reduces intake of sweet-tasting solutions in rats, and eliminate the hedonic perception produced by sucrose and saccharin in rats.

Spicy Food Personality
2013-07-18 14:41:00

Anyone who’s ever dared to eat the 'Suicidal' chicken wings at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, NY knows the painful rush that comes with every deliciously fiery bite, and a new study from Penn State researchers suggested that the thrill-seekers among us are the most inclined to like the spicy stuff.

2013-06-27 23:52:12

2007 Mas Estela Vi De Lluna is an extremely rare organic and biodynamic wine available for

Do Size, Weight, Shape And Color Matter For Cutlery?
2013-06-26 10:26:29

The appearance of cutlery can affect perception of a food's taste. Food tastes saltier when eaten from a knife, and denser and more expensive from a light plastic spoon. Taste was also affected by the color of the cutlery.

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2013-06-14 10:21:40

A new study explains the question of how an animal chooses low salt over high salt, and unravels the mechanism for how gustatory receptor neurons (GRNs) are activated by salt, an essential nutrient for all animals, including humans.


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