Obesity Study That Links Taste And Body Weight

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Obesity And The Tongue Go Hand In Hand

Neuroscientists at Penn State have done a study that links taste to body weight, claiming that fat on a body could hook the brain on junk food.

They did a study on rats and found that over time, obesity numbs the taste sensation to sweet foods, causing them to consume larger quantities.

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Visually Impaired May Be Able To Feel Images With BrainPort

Visually Impaired May Be Able To Feel Images With BrainPort

 BrainPort Vision Device

Technology for the impaired is always widely appreciated, regardless of its eventual effectiveness. The BrainPort vision device has been developed specifically for people with visual impairments.

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Back Off! Leave the Earwax Alone

Back Off! Leave the Earwax Alone

Mining for gold is not always a good idea

The gooey, golden stuff that builds up inside your ears should stay there, according to national guidelines on earwax removal released today.

“Earwax is not intrinsically evil stuff, and consequently does not have to be removed merely because it’s present,” said Peter Roland, an ear, nose and throat doctor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. “In fact, it serves a function and so if you don’t need to take it out, you should just leave it alone.”

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Mouth Becomes Virtual PC For Disabled

Mouth Becomes Virtual PC For Disabled 

When we think of the human tongue, we think of a piece of human flesh that serves a lot of purposes, whether it is tasting food, cleaning our lips and mouth, kissing, swallowing and much more. And now, Georgia Tech scientists have come up with a breakthrough technology that is going to add yet another task to the already busy tongue.

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