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2009-12-22 14:07:16

Endocannabinoid modulation of tongue sweet taste receptors may help control feeding behavior.

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2009-10-16 13:40:00

Scientists have found out how people can taste the bubbly sensation from carbonated beverages.

2009-08-04 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, CA, August 4, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senomyx, Inc.

2009-07-08 13:27:35

Using a combination of sensory, genetic, and in vitro approaches, researchers from the Monell Center confirm that the T1R1-T1R3 taste receptor plays a role in human umami (amino acid) taste.

2009-06-19 16:14:53

Researchers in Germany demonstrated the presence of several artificial sweeteners used in food and drink in waste water.

2009-06-17 14:59:36

Sewage treatment plants fail to remove artificial sweeteners completely from waste water. What’s more, these pollutants contaminate waters downstream and may still be present in our drinking water.

2009-06-02 15:59:00

Questions Put to Rest CHICAGO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A just-published research review concludes that, media speculation aside, using aspartame as a sweetener has no effect on appetite or food intake.

2009-06-01 11:58:00

Tate & Lyle will not appeal ITC decision; Voluntarily dismisses District Court case BREA, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Changzhou Niutang, one of the largest global manufacturers of sucralose, and its U.S.

2009-04-16 13:40:07

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2009-04-15 16:15:00

Researchers from the Monell Center report that the red panda is the first non-primate mammal to display a liking for the artificial sweetener aspartame. This unexpected affinity for an artificial sweetener may reflect structural variation in the red panda's sweet taste receptor.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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