News tagged with taste

Wine experts can overcome the limitations of language

The Dutch language has few words for smells, which makes it difficult to describe them. A study conducted by language scientists Ilja Croijmans and Asifa Majid from Radboud University in the Netherlands has now shown that ...

dateJun 27, 2016 in Other
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The geology of wine

Every day, all around the world, millions of people contemplate a very simple question with a very complex answer: which wine? In this month's issue of GSA Today, Gregory Retallack (University of Oregon) and Scott Burns (Portland ...

dateApr 27, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Taste sensors in fly legs control feeding

Feeding is essential for survival. Senses such as smell or sight can help guide us to good food sources, but the final decision to eat or reject a potential food is controlled by taste. Scientists have examined the anatomy ...

dateFeb 22, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Functional food that tastes good

Since 2004, Emulsar has been making a place for itself on the emulsion food market with a technology that is both tasty and reduces the need for additives. Thanks to EU support under Horizon 2020, the company is now hoping ...

dateDec 21, 2015 in Other
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Scientists reduce sweetener stevia's bitter bits

Good news for consumers with a sweet tooth. Cornell food scientists have reduced the sweetener stevia's bitter aftertaste by physical – rather than chemical – means, as noted in the Oct. 14 issue of the journal Food Chemistry.

dateNov 11, 2015 in Other
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