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Taste Simulator to Jolt Damaged Taste Buds Into Life

January 17, 2014
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Researchers in Singapore are developing taste-simulation technology to help people suffering from cancer and other illnesses regain their appetite. By applying electric current to the tongue, they have managed to simulate bitter, salty, and sour tastes and are working to reproduce a broader range of complex flavours to stimulate damaged taste buds. Ben Gruber reports.
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