This Thanksgiving, before you dig into your feast, take a moment to learn about how you experience all those different and wonderful tastes!
When is the best time to add salt to food? Before or after you cook it?
when is the best time to salt it: before you cook it, during cooking, at the end of cooking, or just before you eat it? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
The sad truth about aging, on this Moment of Science.
Learn about fruit flies and how their taste receptors on this Moment of Science.
Supertasters have extra taste buds on their tongues making eating much more intense, but having super-sensitive taste buds isn't all it's cracked up to be...
One of the more puzzling consequences of old age is a decreasing ability to appreciate the taste of a fine meal. Actually, the problem is not only a matter of taste. It also has to do with smell. When we eat something, we rely on a combined sense of taste and smell to experience flavor. [...]
The root of the addiction lies not just in this chemical, but in the chemical receptors located in the whiskers just outside of the caterpillar’s mouth.