Vampire bats would fail miserably at a food and wine tasting event since they seem to only enjoy the flavor of one thing: blood. Continue reading →
Flies drop dead after consuming a popular sugar substitute, suggesting that the common sweetener is a potent insecticide. Continue reading →
Whales used to be able to taste a lot of flavors, but now can only taste salt! Why did this happen? Trace takes a look at why this change took place, and how it's not so uncommon in the animal kingdom.
If you hope to avoid extinction, it pays not to be a finicky eater. Continue reading →
Which came first: carnivores or herbivores? A newly discovered tiny meat eater answers that questions and more. Continue reading →
Eating a calorie-restricted diet may increase longevity and improve health in rhesus monkeys, a new study suggests.
Primate poop reveals what our furry ancestors are eating.
Giant pandas have a sweet tooth, which explains why a baby giant panda at the National Zoo keeps craving a certain sweet food. Continue reading →
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