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KQED | Why I Do Science: Danielle Reed - QUEST Philadelphia | PBS

Duration: 02:13

If you can't abide Brussels sprouts and broccoli, your genes may be to blame. Geneticist Danielle Reed of the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia studies differences in our perception of taste and smell. A small blip in DNA might determine if you're bitter blind or have a sweet tooth. In the future, doctors and nutritionists may use taste preferences to help battle obesity. science.kqed.org/quest

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Post Date: November 4, 2011