Taste Buds Dancing on a Mouse Tongue

Taste Buds Dancing on a Mouse Tongue

Two thousand-the number of taste buds on the human tongue; tiny little sensors that tell us if we have salty, sweet, sour and umami flavored foods. Just how we distinguish taste is the subject of recent research at the Australian National University. With an imaging technique called intravital multiphoton microscopy, researchers used an infrared laser […]