This Molecule Can Prove You're a Supertaster (Or a Caffeine Junkie)

This is 6-n-propylthiouracil, otherwise known as PROP. It once had a conventional medical purpose. Now it's being shoved into people's mouths to see if they're genetically gifted (or cursed) with the power of supertaste. » 7/22/14 12:40pm 7/22/14 12:40pm

Comment of the Day: Supertaster Edition

In today's comments, we took a much closer look at our world maps, contemplated the return of the sabrecat, and learned a simple way to test yourself for the most ordinary of superpowers: hypertasting. » 10/04/13 5:06pm 10/04/13 5:06pm