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Latest Gustatory system Stories

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.

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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.

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2010-11-24 08:55:00

In a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal, USC College's Emily Liman reveals what is behind all the puckering -- how people perceive sour flavors.

2010-10-28 08:15:33

Taste receptors in the lungs? Researchers have discovered that bitter taste receptors aren’t just in the mouth, but in the lungs as well.

2010-10-25 09:54:00

DAVIS, Calif. and TOKYO, Oct.

2010-10-07 06:30:00

EWING, N.J., Oct.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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