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2008-12-16 10:35:00

The findings of the world’s largest study so far on the ability of children and young people to taste and what they like have now been published.

2008-11-05 09:00:19

SAN DIEGO, CA, Nov. 5, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senomyx, Inc.

2008-08-05 12:00:59

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the China industry is available in its catalogue.

2008-07-29 09:00:55

SAN DIEGO, CA, July 29, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senomyx, Inc.

2008-06-27 06:02:46

By Terry, Leon In the first of a six-part series from Cranfield University's Plant Science Laboratory, Dr Leon Terry looks at research on strawberry quality and using biosensors for fresh-produce quality assessment Strawberries are one of the most important horticultural crops grown in the UK.

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2008-06-10 14:10:05

Using the same concept behind commercial breath-freshening strips, a Temple University researcher has developed a new, easier method for clinical taste testing.

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2008-03-26 14:25:00

The brain can sense the calories in food, independent of the taste mechanism, researchers have found in studies with mice. Their finding that the brain’s reward system is switched on by this “sixth sense” machinery could have implications for understanding the causes of obesity.

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2008-03-17 16:00:00

According to researchers at the Monell Center, fruit flies are more like humans in their responses to many sweet tastes than are almost any other species.

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2008-02-26 09:10:00

Despite the significance of taste to both human gratification and survival, a basic understanding of this primal sense is still unfolding.

2008-02-11 09:55:00

Cutting the connection between sweets and calories may confuse the body, making it harder to regulate intake


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.