January 9, 2013
"Although glutamate was discovered in 1908, it wasn't until the 1980s that it came to be described as 'umami', the fifth flavor. It is a savory taste, to go along with our other flavors of sweet, salty, bitter and sour. ... Our hero scientist Dr. Kanye West (no, the other Kanye West) wonders: is there a link between umami and human happiness?"
Scientific American 01/07/13 (includes video)
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