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2011-08-17 14:55:28

People lose the ability to detect the taste of iron in drinking water with advancing age, raising concern that older people may be at risk for an unhealthy over-exposure to iron, scientists are reporting in results they term "unique."

2011-08-10 20:51:08

People lose the ability to detect the taste of iron in drinking water with advancing age, raising concern that older people may be at risk for an unhealthy over-exposure to iron, Virginia Tech engineers are reporting in results they term "unique."

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2011-08-04 05:50:00

Researchers have discovered the genetic pathway that allows vampire bats to identify the "hot spots" in their prey that are most likely to contain ample amounts of blood.

2011-08-03 12:18:39

New findings may lend insight into why some people are especially sensitive to bitter tastes.

2011-07-28 17:41:14

Researchers at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona have developed an electronic tongue which can identify different types of cava wines, thanks to a combination of sensor systems and advanced mathematical procedures.

2011-06-13 09:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill today announced initial findings from its multi-year research program to understand how beverage ingredients interact to affect taste, sweetness and mouthfeel at the 2011 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Food Expo.

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2011-06-11 08:55:00

According to a new study, drinking two sugary drinks a day can dull the taste buds and lead to cravings for high-calorie foods.

2011-06-09 11:40:00

Especially for People with Smell and Taste Disorders ST. PAUL, Minn., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Neurology is out with barbecue recipes sure to spice up everyone's summer, but most importantly those with smell and taste disorders.

2011-06-06 00:01:28

Reduce sodium more than 50 percent while improving rich, complex, gourmet flavor. Ogden, UT (PRWEB) June 05, 2011 Each year, hundreds of the world’s top chefs and sommeliers from throughout Europe gather in Brussels, Belgium to test the best that the food and beverage industry has to offer.

2011-05-16 14:21:04

Researchers in Baltimore have identified new compounds whichrelax airway muscles and may provide relief from shortness of breath for patients with COPD and asthma.


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  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.