Tag: Scientists

  • Sweet, salty, sour, bitter, umami and — ammonium? Scientists discover potential sixth basic taste

    Breadcrumb Trail Links News Life Health Food Neuroscientists have discovered that ammonium chloride — the key ingredient in Scandinavian salty licorice — may qualify as the sixth basic taste Get the latest from Laura Brehaut straight to your inbox Sign Up Published Oct 13, 2023  •  Last updated 5 days ago  •  3 minute read Scientists…

  • Scientists discover what may be first 'vampire' virus

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Life Health Is it an embrace? A stranglehold? DeCarvalho compares the relationship to viral hitchhiking Author of the article: Washington Post Carolyn Y. Johnson Published Nov 14, 2023  •  Last updated 1 day ago  •  4 minute read MindFlayer, the larger virus in this microscope image, was found with the smaller MiniFlayer virus…