senses

Sensing Food Textures Is a Matter of Pressure

by Penn State

Despite being a key driver of the acceptance or rejection of foods, researchers point out that oral texture perception remains poorly understood relative to taste and smell

Why Some Red Wines Taste 'Dry'

by American Chemical Society

The dryness sensation, also known as astringency, refers to a puckering or rough feeling in the mouth upon drinking wine

Smelling with Your Tongue

by Monell Center

Identification of functional olfactory receptors in human taste cells opens doors to new approaches to modify food flavor

Evidence for a Human Geomagnetic Sense

by California Institute of Technology

Scientists develop a robust experiment that shows human brain waves respond to changes in Earth-strength magnetic fields