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Have you ever noticed that a sip of the freshly brewed beverage can never quite match the smell of roasted beans wafting around your favorite coffee house?
A targeted approach to treating toxoplasmosis, a parasitic disease, shows early promise in test-tube and animal studies, where it prevented the parasites from making selected proteins.
When it comes to flavor, the tongue is very basic. Most of our experience of flavur comes from our olfactory system: our nose and sinuses.
People with good hearing also have a keen sense of touch; people with impaired hearing generally have an impaired sense of touch.
Vision and hearing are so crucial to our daily lives that any impairments usually become obvious to an affected person.
Certain neurons in the brains of pigeons encode the direction and intensity of the Earth’s magnetic field, giving the birds an inborn internal global positioning system, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Science.
People born without a sense of smell experience higher social insecurity and increased risk for depression.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.
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