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New obesity solutions may be on the tip of your tongue

March 21, 2018

Cornell University food scientists have discovered that when mice are fed a high-fat diet and become obese, they…
A taste of vision: Device translates from camera to brain, via the tongue

July 8, 2016

A device that can convey visual information to a blind person via the tongue, patented almost 20 years…
Spinoff taking a big bite out of swallowing problems

July 4, 2016

Swallowing is something you do thousands of times a day. But this automatic process relies on a subtle,…
Trouble sleeping? The size of your tongue and tonsils could be why

March 9, 2016

The best time to identify signs of obstructive sleep apnea may not be at night while snoozing in…
Tiniest chameleons deliver most powerful tongue-lashings

January 4, 2016

Chameleons are known for sticking their tongues out at the world fast and far, but until a new…
Patients improve speech by watching 3-D tongue images

November 19, 2015

Findings could be helpful for stroke patients A new study done by University of Texas at Dallas researchers…
Scientists turn tastes on and off by activating and silencing clusters of brain cells

November 19, 2015

New study proves that sense of taste is hardwired in the brain, independent of learning or experience Most…
Scientists watch living taste cells in action

April 22, 2015

Scientists have for the first time captured live images of the process of taste sensation on the tongue.…
Complex Neural Circuitry Keeps You From Biting Your Tongue

June 4, 2014

Eating, like breathing and sleeping, seems to be a rather basic biological task. Yet chewing requires a complex…
Octopus got your tongue?

January 7, 2014

The USC Dornsife research team will study octopus behavior in the wild and in captivity at the USC…
Valve engineer builds mouth-mouse and butt controller from other gadgets

December 9, 2013

Valve engineer Ben Krasnow is clearly one of those guys that sees things differently than the rest of us.…
Bats use blood to reshape tongue for feeding

May 8, 2013

Nectar-feeding bats and busy janitors have at least two things in common: They want to wipe up as…
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