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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.
A new study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has found a genetic mutation making certain people more sensitive to the taste of a bitter compound could have been beneficial for certain human populations in Africa, resulting in the mutation being passed on from generation to generation.
While Gen X-ers in their late 30s and 40s may think of the latest Pearl Jam record as a great rock ‘n’ roll album, Millennials might see it as a collection of ‘Dad Rock’ songs made to appeal to an older generation.
In the social media age, it is common for people to snap and share photos of tasty-looking culinary creations before dining, but new research from Brigham Young University cautions that looking at too many pictures of food could actually make it less enjoyable to eat.
At a time when umami is all the crave, there are few better opportunities to introduce a blog dedicated to the power of “savory taste” and the science behind it.
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