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Latest Taste Stories

2012-08-16 00:50:02

Design blogs such as Apartment Therapy or lifestyle brands such as Martha Stewart help consumers exercise taste in their everyday life as they learn how to generate meaning through objects.

What’s That Smell? Space of Course!
2012-07-23 14:53:15

While most of us on Earth are more curious about what it’s like working in an environment without gravity, a new curious element of the abyss has risen up. What is that smell?

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2012-07-12 13:28:12

When it comes to flavor, the tongue is very basic. Most of our experience of flavur comes from our olfactory system: our nose and sinuses.

Bees Have A Sweet Tooth Too
2012-07-01 10:00:42

According to scientists at Arizona State University, honey bees may hold clues to human taste perception and metabolic disorders.

2012-06-21 02:08:43

Wine and cheese. Sour cream and salsa. A burger and fries. Humanity's age-old preoccupation with food pairing is turning a new corner — and fostering some very strange new plate-fellows — as scientists and chefs try to make sense of an idea called "flavor-pairing theory."

2012-06-01 10:12:57

The human tongue has just one receptor type for detecting sweetness but about25 different ones for bitter flavors.

Genes May Explain Why Some People Don't Like  Meat
2012-05-03 06:12:52

If you don't like the taste of pork, the reason may be that your genes cause you to smell the meat more intensely, according to a new study.

Unmasking Black Pepper's Secrets As A Fat Fighter
2012-05-02 10:53:31

A new study provides a long-sought explanation for the beneficial fat-fighting effects of black pepper.

2012-04-03 20:12:46

The brains of people with anorexia and obesity are wired differently, according to new research.


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definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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