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Does your tongue have a 'sixth sense' ?

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Scientists have identified a new sense within the human tongue that is able to perceive carbohydrates.

Conventionally our tongues are capable of picking up sweet, sour, salty, savory and bitter tastes from the food that we eat, but now researchers have determined that there is likely to be a sixth sense - one that detects carbohydrates.

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So it s carbs now, last summer it was fat...

That would make tasting carbs the 7th sense.

Edited by Junior Chubb

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I truly hope tax payers are not funding research like this!

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Sometimes it lacks sense...that's when I have to bite it :P

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My tongue can sense when an earthquake is coming.

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My tongue can sense when an earthquake is coming.

You are a highly skilled man. ;)

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My tongue can sense when an earthquake is coming.

My toung can sense when its time to brush my teeth

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S the tongue has a sixth sense hmm... 'I taste dead people' :whistle:

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S the tongue has a sixth sense hmm... 'I taste dead people' :whistle:

I bet it tastes like chicken too.

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I always pick the carbs out of my food.

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Patient: My tongue tingles when I touch it to a walnut wrapped in tin foil, what's wrong with me?

Doctor: You have too much free time!

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Fantastic, due to these researchers I will now be able to tell the taste of a potato !

Have these people nothing better to do with the money given to them!!

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Are we sure this isn't the same set of 'researchers' that concluded that Beer Goggles exist in an 'Extensive study'? Seems the kind of waste of time and money they seem to endorse :yes:

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The making of a horror movies "Atkins diet vs the human tongue with sixth sense to carbohydrates" .

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"Scientists Find Tongue is Capable Of Tasting Things. Nobel Prize Expected for Ground-Breaking Work."

:mellow:

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