Curiosity Daily Podcast: Why Women Feel More Pain than Men, Why Toothpaste Makes Food Taste Bad, and Earth Formed Way Faster Than We Thought
Learn about why things taste bad after you brush your teeth; a new discovery about how fast the Earth formed that may mean good things about life in the universe; and why women may experience more pain than men.
April 06, 2020
Episode Show Notes:
Why does toothpaste make food taste bad? by Andrea Michelson
- Schultz, C. (2014, October 13). The Science of Why Toothpaste Makes Food Taste Funny. Smithsonian Magazine. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/science-why-toothpaste-makes-food-taste-funny-180953001/
- Carter, C. (2019). Why does toothpaste make everything taste horrible? BBC Science Focus Magazine. https://www.sciencefocus.com/the-human-body/why-does-toothpaste-make-everything-taste-horrible/
- Berthold, Emma. (2018, July 31). How do our tastebuds work? Australian Academy of Science. https://www.science.org.au/curious/people-medicine/how-do-our-tastebuds-work
- Munger, S. D. (2015, July 7). That neat and tidy map of tastes on the tongue you learned in school is all wrong. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/that-neat-and-tidy-map-of-tastes-on-the-tongue-you-learned-in-school-is-all-wrong-44217
- Biggart, A. (2019, March 30). The 3 Best SLS-Free Toothpastes. Bustle. https://www.bustle.com/p/the-3-best-sls-free-toothpastes-16977453
The Earth formed much faster than previously thought by Kelsey Donk
- The Earth formed much faster than previously thought. (2020). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-02/uoct-tef022020.php
- Schiller, M., Bizzarro, M., & Siebert, J. (2020). Iron isotope evidence for very rapid accretion and differentiation of the proto-Earth. Science Advances, 6(7), eaay7604. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aay7604
Scientists have identified a hormone that makes women experience more pain than men by Andrea Michelson
- UArizona study identifies hormone that causes women to experience more pain than men. (2020). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uoah-usi030420.php
- Chen, Y., Moutal, A., Navratilova, E., Kopruszinski, C., Yue, X., Ikegami, M., Chow, M., Kanazawa, I., Bellampalli, S. S., Xie, J., Patwardhan, A., Rice, K., Fields, H., Akopian, A., Neugebauer, V., Dodick, D., Khanna, R., & Porreca, F. (2020). The prolactin receptor long isoform regulates nociceptor sensitization and opioid-induced hyperalgesia selectively in females. Science Translational Medicine, 12(529), eaay7550. https://doi.org/10.1126/scitranslmed.aay7550
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