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Fake Tongues & Trans Fat

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A team of psychologists at Oxford University used a pink latex tongue from a gag store to study how the brain discriminates from the self and other. If that’s too bizarre for you to swallow, check out how food scientists are trying to replicate trans fats’ mouthfeel and texture after the FDA is now moving to ban trans fat from processed foods.

The Fake Tongue Illusion – The New Yorker

What Food Can Replace Trans Fats’ Creamy Goodness? – Wired

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