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Can artificial meat save the world?
Traditional chicken, beef, and pork production devours resources and creates waste. Meat-free meat might be the solution.
Being In Love Makes Water Taste Sweeter
Scientific proof that love is a sweet, sweet thing
Taste Receptors Found In Mouse Testicles. Tasticles?
Organoleptic receptors where you least expected them.
FYI: Why Does Some Food Taste Bad To Some People And Good To Others?
People who have a lot of papillae—the bumps on our tongue, most of which house our taste buds—often find flavors...
Book Review: Can Science Determine Which Foods Taste Best Together?
In Taste Buds And Molecules, François Chartier concocts some unexpected pairings
FYI: Why Do Kids Hate Brussels Sprouts?
Because Brussels sprouts are bitter, and kids generally don’t like bitter tastes. It’s not their fault. Researchers say that an...
Scientists Map the Mouse Taste Cortex, Pinpointing Brain Regions That Detect Certain Flavors
For all our knowledge about how the brain processes sight, sound, smell and touch, very little is understood about taste....
Engineering Food With Aromas That Make Us Feel Full
Usually the enticing smell of food is associated with hunger pangs, but researchers in the Netherlands think that foods can...
Japanese Researchers Tap Chemical Composition To Give Flavor Ratings to Food
It’s been said there’s no accounting for taste, but if Japanese researchers have their way, there soon will be. Research...
Lick Like You Mean It
The science behind bitter, sweet, and chemically induced tastes