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Bitter Taste Gene May Have Been Beneficial To Human Evolution
2013-11-12 13:31:37

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.

Getting Older Often Means Getting Softer In Respect To Music
2013-10-15 15:53:31

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.

Instagram Pictures Can Eventually Ruin Your Appetite
2013-10-04 04:01:45

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.

2013-09-20 23:18:04

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.

2013-09-12 12:37:01

Do you love chomping on raw broccoli while your best friend can't stand the healthy veggie in any form or guise?

2013-09-09 23:23:41

Humorcials.com has just released a humorous video review of the amazing miracle berry that temporarily makes sour things taste sweet. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September

Diet Experience Can Alter Taste Preferences Demonstrated By Fruit Flies
2013-09-09 08:18:08

If you've ever wondered how you learn to like a food you dislike, a new study conducted by UC Santa Barbara's Craig Montell, Duggan Professor of Neuroscience in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, may offer an answer.

2013-08-13 10:12:23

Scientists at Opertech Bio, Inc. have developed a proprietary apparatus and methodology for high-throughput taste evaluation.


Word of the Day
bowerly
  • Large; stout; burly.
The word 'bowerly' is an alteration of 'burly'.