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Chemistry For Your Life

187 EpisodesProduced by Melissa and JamWebsite

A podcast helping you understand the chemistry of your everyday life.


What is the taste of carbonated water?


This week, Melissa and Jam discuss part of an often requested topic: carbonation. Does it have a taste? Like why does carbonated water taste different than flat water? And what is carbonation in the first place? Does it give you unusually long life? How is it so refreshing? We answer some of those questions.

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This episode is sponsored by Thimble & Brush Co.

References from this episode

  1. The Taste of Carbonation - Jayaram Chandrashekar, David Yarmolinsky, Lars von Buchholtz, Yuki Oka, William Sly, Nicholas J. P. Ryba, Charles S. Zuker
  2. Scientists Discover Protein Receptor for Carbonation Taste - National Institutes of Health
  3. Carbonation Has a Taste - Scientific American

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