Tag: Umami Flavor

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Penguins Can’t Taste The Umami Flavor Of Fish

Penguins haven’t been able to taste sweet, bitter, and umami flavors for more than 20 million years. Because penguins are fish-eaters, the loss of the umami taste is especially perplexing, says study leader Jianzhi “George” Zhang, a professor in University […]