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Device ‘tricks’ brain into thinking broccoli tastes like chocolate — RT UK

The device consists of a 2cm (0.8 inch) wide tab that sits on the tongue and is wired to a processor.To enhance sweetness, the device warms up rapidly and stimulates specific taste receptors that react to heat.A weak electric current is used to target other taste buds responsible for salty flavours.The Taste Buddy will be showcased at The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair in Birmingham next March, where members of the public will be able to try it for themselves.

Source: Device ‘tricks’ brain into thinking broccoli tastes like chocolate — RT UK

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