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November 22, 2017

 

Words and images that evoke taste and touch might make you more likely to open up your wallet.

Touch And Taste And Your Wallet

In one study, people reacted more favorably to advertisements that emphasized touch and taste.

January 28, 2016

 

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Baby Taste Preference

Mothers introduce their babies to a variety of flavors through breastmilk, and thereby influence their taste for certain foods.

September 26, 2014

 

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Chili Vs. Other Flavors

Bad news for spice addicts: Chili numbs your taste buds to other flavors.

April 1, 2014

 

If you're taking your temperature with an oral thermometer and the reading is at or above 99.9 degrees Fahrenheit, you have a fever.

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

 

Do colors have taste or smell?

Do Colors Have Smells?

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

November 20, 2012

 

How do you find the perfect tomato?

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

 

Wow, what an 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

 

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!

September 20, 2011

 

Finding Balance In The Inner Ear

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

December 26, 2007

 

Anosmia

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

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