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April 1, 2014

 

A thermometer with blue fluid reads 60 degrees Fahrenheit.

Feed A Fever, Starve A Cold?

Unfortunately, this old saying doesn't make a lot of sense in the context of modern science.

March 27, 2013

 

colors on a cup

Do Colors Have Smells?

Have you ever heard the color blue? Or tasted the musical note F-sharp?

November 20, 2012

 

red tomato on green vine

How To Find A Tasty Tomato

Scientists have found another reason why modern tomatoes have little or no taste. It's in their genes.

April 11, 2012

 

exotic fruit plate

Why Are Some People Reluctant To Try New Foods?

Psychologists have observed that most people are reluctant to try unfamiliar foods. Why?

November 23, 2011

 

Cupcakes decorated as brown turkeys

Talking Turkey About Taste

This Thanksgiving, before you dig into your feast, take a moment to learn about how you experience all those different and wonderful tastes!

September 20, 2011

 

ears

Finding Balance In The Inner Ear

How tiny stones inside our heads tell us which way is up...

December 26, 2007

 

Freshly baked cookies

Anosmia

Anosmia, the term for the lack of a sense of smell, affects over two million Americans. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 21, 2007

 

Close up of chocolate bar

Healthy Chocolate

Chocolate may be healthier than you think. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 25, 2006

 

artificial_flavors

Can You Taste the Chemicals?

It sounds fanciful, but Wonka's gum flavored as food is far from impossible if you have the help of a skilled flavorist.

May 20, 2005

 

Pass the Salt

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.

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