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Unlike many types of birds, hummingbirds not only have the ability to detect sweetness, they also have a craving for sugary substances, and now the authors of a new Science study have discovered the biological reason why these tiny flying creatures differ from their avian counterparts.
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.
How food tastes can influence healthy habits by encouraging or discouraging us from eating certain foods, but can taste do more? According to two new studies published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, taste may play a role in our longevity as well.
In response to an article published by Healthcanal.com, Dr.
New research on the ability of honeybees to taste with claws on their forelegs reveals details on how this information is processed, according to a study published in the open-access journal, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience.
Spanish researchers have managed to distinguish between different varieties of beer using an electronic tongue.
New research from the Monell Center reveals humans can use the sense of smell to detect dietary fat in food.
Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology identify links between the palatability of various tastes and circulation in different parts of the face.
UC Riverside research opens door for investigations into taste receptors of mosquitoes and other deadly insects
Obesity may alter our relationship to food by changing our ability to detect sweetness on our tongues.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
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