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Amy Fleming

Amy Fleming

    Every taste is born out of an orgy of the senses
    Every taste is born out of an orgy of the senses
    Charles Spence will eat just about anything. "We've got bee larvae ice cream at home," says the Oxford professor of experimental psychology. They...
    How sound are your tastebuds?
    How sound are your tastebuds?
    I am sitting at my kitchen table eating chocolate in the name of science. (I'm pretty good at science.) I'm trying out some "sonic...
    Why your diet is doomed to fail
    Why your diet is doomed to fail
    In recent years there has been a considerable backlash against the diet industry. The fact that we pour billions into its coffers each year while...
    Beauty: Seeing is not always believing
    Beauty: Seeing is not always believing
    One of skincare brand Dove's latest facets to its international Real Women marketing campaign is an ad called "Real Beauty Sketches"....
    Cannes you believe it
    Cannes you believe it
    Each year some 4 000 journalists from around the world descend upon Cannes at film festival time. Their main objectives are to see as many films...