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Brain's taste secrets uncovered

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 15:00
The brain has dedicated neurons for each of the five taste categories - salty, bitter, sour, sweet and umami - scientists have discovered.

The time when spy agencies officially didn't exist

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 14:41
The time when spy agencies officially didn't exist

Why capitalism hasn't triumphed

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 14:39
Why the triumph of capitalism may not be all it seems

Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 14:31
Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?

VIDEO: Gorbachev in 'new Cold War' warning

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 13:20
Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev warned that the world "is on the brink of a new Cold War", as he spoke at an event to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall.

VIDEO: Highlights: Scotland 41-31 Argentina

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 11:31
Brothers Richie and Jonny Gray scored tries on their first start together as Scotland head coach Vern Cotter enjoyed an encouraging win on his home debut.

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