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July 8, 2015

 

Penguin go whole hog on fish.

Tasteless Penguins  

Due to cold temperatures, penguins have lost the majority of their taste receptors.

April 10, 2012

 

Here comes the airplane!

Do Picky Eaters Taste Foods Differently?

Are you a picky eater? Is it just pickiness, or do those foods actually taste different to some people?

November 23, 2011

 

So are these guys savory or sweet?

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!

March 9, 2010

 

Attract And Repel: How Fruit Uses Ripeness To Germinate

Why would some plants want their fruit to be eaten?

September 27, 2003

 

Sweet and Sour

After digestion, glucose travels throughout the body in the blood stream. It enters all of our cells with the help of a hormone called insulin: insulin picks up the glucose and carries it into each cell, like a groom carrying a bride over the threshold.

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