Archive: 08/02/2011

How do you stop tasting?

New findings may lend insight into why some people are especially sensitive to bitter tastes. Scientists from the Monell Center and Givaudan Flavors have identified a protein inside of taste cells that acts to shorten bitter ...

Aug 02, 2011
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Can eggs be a healthy breakfast choice?

Eggs, one of the most commonly consumed breakfast foods in the United States, have long been a subject of controversy. Are they healthy or are they a high-cholesterol trap? The answer depends on what the hen eats, says a ...

Aug 02, 2011
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Mice point to a therapy for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

VIB researchers have developed a mouse model for Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) neuropathy, a hereditary disease of the peripheral nervous system. They also found a potential therapy for this incurable disease. The treatment ...

Aug 02, 2011
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