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2012-03-12 19:52:43

Scientists from the Monell Center report that seven of 12 related mammalian species have lost the sense of sweet taste.

2011-08-03 12:18:39

New findings may lend insight into why some people are especially sensitive to bitter tastes.

2005-07-25 15:00:00

Researchers have found new evidence suggesting that the ability to taste bitter compounds has been strongly advantageous in human evolution.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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