Water may be key to understanding sweetness

A cranberry, honey or a candy bar—which tastes the sweetest? These foods contain sugars that humans can perceive differently. A cranberry seems tart, whereas a candy bar can be excessively sweet, and honey is somewhere ...

Novel sensors to detect molecules for medicine and agrifood

(Phys.org)—Agribusiness and medicine are constantly seeking more efficient methods for detecting biomolecules. To meet this need, a novel concept of miniaturized sensors has been developed by researchers from LAAS-CNRS ...

Researchers use voltammetry to probe the brain's chemistry

(Phys.org)—Our brains are constantly awash in chemicals that serve as messengers, transporting signals from one neuron to another.  It's a really nifty system, although scientists still aren't clear on how, exactly, those ...

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