Topic: Brown Science Center

Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience John Stein explained the effects of miraculin, which gives sour foods a sweeter taste by binding with free hydrogen ions in acidic foods and activating sweet receptors in the taste buds.

News, Science & Research

Event offers attendees ‘miracle berries’ that alter taste buds

March 6, 2019 0 comments

Attendees at the event titled “Tasteberries” were in for a sweet treat Tuesday afternoon when they had the opportunity to trick their perception of sweetness by eating “miracle berries.”