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November 20, 2013

 

Photo of a garden full of orange and pink roses.

Flower Power

Long used in courtship rituals, sweet smelling flowers developed their fragrances to attract insects.

September 27, 2003

 

Chili or Mint

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.

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