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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
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.