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2010-03-15 14:30:00

Scientists reported on Sunday that some snakes can detect the faint body heat from prey three feet away with enough precision and speed to hunt in the dark.

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2010-03-08 09:40:00

There are five known tastes detected by the human tongue, -- sweet, salty, sour, bitter and umami (a protein-rich taste found in foods like soy sauce) -- but according to Australian researchers a sixth taste may soon be added to that list.

2010-02-12 00:06:16

The tiny tongue of a fruit fly could provide big answers to questions about human eating habits, possibly even leading to new ways to treat obesity.

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2010-02-10 14:10:00

New research from the Monell Center reports that children's response to intense sweet taste is related to both a family history of alcoholism and the child's own self-reports of depression.

2010-01-19 17:02:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodium consumption is a hot topic around the world and smart companies are working hard to adjust their recipes to find ways to have products that everyone can feel good about eating.

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2010-01-10 09:44:48

Calcium may not come to mind when you think of tasty foods, but in a study appearing in the January 8 issue of JBC, Japanese researchers have provided the first demonstration that calcium channels on the tongue are the targets of compounds that can enhance taste.

2009-12-23 09:03:19

As anyone suffering through a head cold knows, food tastes wrong when the nose is clogged, an experience that leads many to conclude that the sense of taste operates normally only when the olfactory system is also in good working order.

2009-12-22 14:07:16

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

2009-11-05 09:45:00

SAN DIEGO, CA, November 5, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senomyx, Inc.

2009-11-05 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, CA, November 5, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senomyx, Inc.


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