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How does your brain react when you look at a picture of a mouth-watering chocolate pastry or a freshly baked double-cheese pizza? You almost smell it, right?
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 12:38
A new study has suggested that obesity could change the way our tongues react to different foods.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 18:18
Our taste preferences may change with age, a new study on mice suggests.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 10:56
Researchers have found that two proteins which are involved in oral taste detection also play a crucial role in sperm development.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 15:18
Ever wondered why cheese tastes saltier when eaten from a knife?
Last Updated: Saturday, December 22, 2012, 17:09
Targeting taste sensors in the gut may be a promising new strategy to control obesity, researchers say.
Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012, 15:39
Red wine drinkers are wealthier, more educated and happier than average people - but lovers of white wine are more practical, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 15:42
Defective taste buds prompt obese children to gorge on larger portions of food, which actually blunts their ability to distinguish the five tastes of bitter, sweet, salty, sour and savoury.