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What Philanthropy Makes Possible

On a summer night in July, Dr. Bob Morris led a group of special guests, including Kingsley Society and Star Point Society members, through a series of colorful food courses and experiments at MDIBL’s A Taste for Science event, which focused on the importance of color in food and its role in scientific research. For…

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Star Point Society Members Enjoy ‘Fire and Ice’ at Taste for Science Dinner

Did you know that … Flavor is a complex mixture of sensations including taste, texture and aroma, with 80 percent of the flavor experience coming from aroma and only 20 percent from taste and texture. The sensation of taste includes five established basic tastes; in addition to sweet, sour, salty and bitter, there is umani,…

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