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Are you a supertaster'
As far as I know, I have no gastronomic nemesis. I’m ambivalent about okra; no matter how meltingly cooked, I can taste only soggy string. I wouldn’t knowingly order a brace of sheep’s eyeballs, either, but I did manage to chew on stewed chicken feet at a wedding banquet....  | Read.. 
Failures aren’t mentioned in journals
It is universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife, wrote Jane Austin in Pride and Prejudice. “Had she been a scientist she would have put it in a different manner, and would have simply ...  | Read.. 
What’s a planet, anyway'
In my daughter’s circle of friends, one 3-year-old named Jared can reel off the names of all the planets. He and his parents are pretty proud, justly in my estimation, of this achievement. Little does he know, however, that the lords of astronomy are working against him ...  | Read.. 
Are you a supertaster'
Key to life
Elephant grief
Brain clock
Great designer
Root of happiness
In the virtual sun
Imagine relaxing in a tiny private cove, on a lava beach near the mists of a waterfall. The sun is shining, a tropical bird cries somewhere in the distance and the cares of the working world seem ...  | Read.. 
Concrete picture
Fastest calculator
All in the mind
Dark circles, puffy eyes, dry and sallowlooking skin can surely mean only one thing: too many late nights. Time to catch up on your beauty sleep. So accepted is the common wisdom that sleep deprivation affects your looks that results of the first stu ...  | Read.. 
 
Personality factor
Brain booster
Leaps that lead to troubles
Assisted birth raises abortion risk
Drinking ruins baby’s vision
Edible vaccines for allergy
Viagra aids conservation
QED: Last attack
Growing influence of fundamentalist Christians in the Bush administration and their challenge to science represented by “intelligent design”, which holds that the Darwinian theory of evolution is fatally flawed, indicates the rising tide of ...  | Read.. 
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