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Taste Receptor Gene Determines How Well We Sense Food
2014-05-28 09:07:16

Some people’s sense of taste is so perceptive, they have a strong dislike for food that a majority of people enjoy, such as spicy foods or ‘hoppy’ beers.

2011-12-07 14:27:11

Long the bane of picky eaters everywhere, broccoli’s taste is not just a matter of having a cultured palate; some people can easily taste a bitter compound in the vegetable that others have difficulty detecting.

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2009-08-12 13:05:00

Scientists say that DNA analysis of ancient remains suggests that Neanderthals and modern humans shared the gene that give us the ability to taste bitter flavors.


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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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