SIXTH TASTE

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  1. panini

    panini

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    'Oleogustus' Is The Newly Discovered Taste, And Boy, Is It Bad



    AUGUST 02, 2015  7:24 AM ET

    Audio for this story from Weekend Edition Sunday  will be available at approximately 12:00 p.m. ET.

    There's a new, sixth taste for humans: the taste for fat. But Rick Mattes of Purdue University tells NPR's Rachel Martin to think less yummy ice cream, more rancid food.
     
  2. phatch

    phatch Moderator Staff Member

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    I posted about this a week or so back. No one seemed interested. It was surprising.
     
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    i always thought of fat as more of just an additional element rather than a new taste entirely but i have to read the article you posted before saying anymore. sounds some what interesting though
     
  4. french fries

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    Here's the link to the article: