Daily Archives: July 31, 2008


Miraculin is one of those lovely and bizarre chemicals that fools your nerves (in a tenuously similar way to capsaicin). Occuring naturally in these little red West African berries, it’s completely tasteless and odourless. What’s amazing about miraculin is that … Continue reading

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Old McDonald had a molecule ene-yne-ene-yne-one! (Is it incredibly geeky of me that I find that hilarious?)

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