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We said goodbye to the friends we had made during our 8 day cruise around the Galapagos and boarded a plane for Quito. Luckily, we had one more day in Quito with our friends Anthony and Sarah (the English/Irish couple we had been traveling with for close to 6 weeks) before our paths diverged and we would be forced to go our separate ways. 1,185 more words


Day 137 - Miracle Berries - The Taste Test Prompt

Miracle berries or Synsepalum dulcificum are a plant that makes sour tastes, such as lemons and limes to taste sweet. The berry it’self has a low sugar content but what it does contain is a glycoprotein molecule, with a patch of carbohydrate called miraculin that binds to the tongue and blocks out sour tastes, the actual affect lasts from half an hour to an hour, until the protein is dispersed by the saliva. 172 more words


Miracle berries to alter the taste of foods for chemotherapy patients

Students presented posters in class today about the future of cancer research and treatment.  We also had a chance to explore first-hand the effects of miracle fruit/miracle berries during the poster session.   304 more words

Adventures in...Miracle Berries!

I’ve mentioned before that I signed up for the nifty “send me random stuff in December” program from Cards Against Humanity. (Totally worth doing, by the way. 410 more words


Holiday Planning

Take a breather, yeah? Thanksgiving weekend is over and we’re back to our somewhat regular schedule again. It’s not time for more holiday chaos yet, but we’re surrounded by decorations. 608 more words


Miracle berries and my eureka moment

Sorry this is 24 hours late, but I’ve spent a very enjoyable day down at Streatham High School, taking a look round their new labs and discussing everything from iGCSE to KS3 science. 842 more words

Out of this world (yolo)

The miracle berry is amazing – a miracle. You let it cover and disolve on your tongue and it magically makes anything sour #likealemon and makes it sweeter than errr sweet stuff! 16 more words