Science Friday: Taste Buds/Bike Science


Subject:
Sports , Outdoor Recreation , Transportation , The Human Body , Bicycling and Other Cycling , Cycling , Senses

Description:
This companion to a Science Friday radio program includes segments on the physiology of bicycling (topics such as lung capacity, muscular endurance, and high-tech bicycling designs) and on taste buds. "New findings suggest that one taste bud may be able to sense both sweet and bitter tastes -- while sour and salty tastes are reported by a completely different mechanism." Includes audio clips and podcasts, and links to related websites, books, and articles.

Publisher:
Science Friday; Samanna Productions, Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.sciencefriday.com/pages/2005/Jul/hour2_072205.html


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