Media Mentions

We all go down our internet rabbit holes. For some of us, it’s news bloopers or cat fails. But for Jody Piltz-Seymour, an adjunct professor of ophthalmology at University of Pennsylvania and attending surgeon at Wills Eye Hospital just outside Philadelphia, it was seeking out...

We've all seen the famous "taste map," a diagram of the human tongue that separates different sections based on taste, with examples like sweet, sour, salty, and umami. Robert Margolskee, director and president at Monell Chemical Senses Center, explains why these taste maps are wrong,...

Every couple of months, a 21-year-old Chicagoan named Erynn Nicholson will scoop some vanilla ice cream into a bowl, crumble a fistful of Ruffles potato chips on top, and then mix it all together. Then she’ll call or text her mom. "I always let her...

Fragrance is an important part of my winter therapy, but certain types of perfume are especially effective. Cold weather plays tricks on the nose. First of all, odour molecules are less volatile, which makes scents more difficult to detect. Second, chilly winter air also tends...