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You have taste receptors in your lungs

timothy (36799) writes | more than 3 years ago

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timothy (36799) writes "Says the article: "It sounds like the plot of a Troma flick, but yes, your lungs contain taste receptors. When these receptors encounter bitter compounds, they open up your airways — this discovery could radically improve the treatment of lung conditions like asthma." I wonder if this is why some people can handle spicy foods, and others can't ..."
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taste receptors (1)

RogerRoast (1914292) | more than 3 years ago | (#34020320)

The comments on the site are funnier than the news. Imaginative readers!
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