Have you ever tried the Spicy Pepper Diet?
When you bite into a pepper you feel a burning sensation on your tongue. How does this happen.
How can something that’s not hot in temperature produce the same reactions as something that is hot? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
At the University of California , David Julius and his research team have been making some interesting discoveries involving tongue receptors and a substance contained in chili peppers. They found that this substance activates the same receptors that senses heat.
What do birds, squirrels, and chili peppers have to do with one another? Find out on this Moment of Science.