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What’s inside a human ear

Your ears are responsible for more than just hearing; they keep you balanced, control facial features and help your taste, thanks to what's inside.
What’s inside a human ear
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What’s inside a human ear

Ears are arguably one of the most important features of the body and a defining feature for most of us. But they don’t just control our hearing, there’s a lot more going on inside. They are essential to our balance and ability to walk. They help with controlling your facial […]
What’s inside a human ear
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A taste expert explains why people are so divided over the Aperol Spritz

Food writer Rebekah Peppler sparked an intense online debate last week with her New York Times article, “The Aperol Spritz Is Not a Good Drink.” Hundreds of commenters defended the classic Italian summer drink and several articles were published advocating for the spritz. A taste expert told INSIDER that the […]
A taste expert explains why people are so divided over the Aperol Spritz
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These people are paid to taste food

Before products hit grocery store shelves, they are tasted, touched, and smelled by sensory evaluators first. You may know them more informally as taste testers, but sensory evaluators do so much more than taste food. They test everything from fabrics to fragrances to pizza. Following is a transcript of the […]
These people are paid to taste food
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Why soda tastes different in a can or bottle

People often have strong opinions about how they drink their soda. Some people prefer it in a can, others prefer a glass or plastic bottle. While soda companies claim that the recipe doesn’t change, there are a few factors that might affect the way you taste a soda depending on […]
Why soda tastes different in a can or bottle