Nova: Mystery of the Senses - Taste

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Join famed sensory epicure Diane Ackerman in discovering the variety of cuisine available around the world. Nova Video Library: Mystery of the Sense - Taste begins its journey with a delectable feast of lobster in a restaurant in France. Next up is an elaborate meal served in Mexico called the day of the dead and finally a quick stop at a street food stand in downtown Manhattan. We learn about the four main tastes -- sweet, sour, salty and bitter -- and how we have developed and maintained them as an inherited ...
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Join famed sensory epicure Diane Ackerman in discovering the variety of cuisine available around the world. Nova Video Library: Mystery of the Sense - Taste begins its journey with a delectable feast of lobster in a restaurant in France. Next up is an elaborate meal served in Mexico called the day of the dead and finally a quick stop at a street food stand in downtown Manhattan. We learn about the four main tastes -- sweet, sour, salty and bitter -- and how we have developed and maintained them as an inherited trait for hundreds thousands of years. ~ Laura Mahnken
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Special Features

Printable materials for educators; Access to the NOVA web site; Scene selection; Closed captions
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/9/2007
  • UPC: 783421265493
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  • Source: Wgbh / Pbs
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 56:00
  • Format: DVD

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- NOVA: Mystery of the Senses - Taste
1. Introduction [:35]
2. The Biology of Food [10:43]
3. The Social Sense [13:20]
4. Sense of Smell [6:44]
5. Chocolate & Chili [10:22]
6. Remarkable Times [10:58]
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Disc #1 -- NOVA: Mystery of the Senses - Taste
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