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We know that a gene can determine how strongly we experience bitter flavors. Scientists wanted to know if this was also true for sweet. Their study shows genetics may affect our taste for sugar, too.

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Think binge drinking, and college students downing cheap beer from red cups come into mind. But healthy affluent adults over 50 are more likely to drink dangerously than their peers.

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Both Sky News and journalist Ashish Joshi have confirmed that the report never aired on the channel, deflating some of the buzz about a magical stunt.

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Just For Laughs, the biggest and oldest comedy festival in the world, is underway in Montreal. We'll find out who's new, who's returned and learn about some surprise hits.

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A solid majority in the House of Representatives has voted to block efforts in some states to require labeling of GMOs.

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