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Monosodium glutamate, or MSG, is a powerful flavor enhancer. The flavor produced by MSG is termed “umami,” a Japanese expression roughly translating to “tastiness.” As a flavor enhancer, MSG increases the total taste of food, boosts certain flavor characteristics in meat and poultry such as saltiness, and emits no secondary aroma.
There is hardly anything under the sea as simultaneously simple and confusing as the hagfish. The pink, tubular fish has four hearts but no eyes, stomach or taste buds. Hagfish are one of the jawless fishes that comprise the superclass Cyclostomata.
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Attempts to understand the phases of matter and their implications for application in the technological industry illustrate the current understanding of modern quantum mechanics and how it may pave the way for societal advancement.
Becoming a licensed medical practitioner requires a grueling amount of schooling that can leave many individuals burnt out before they even become a practicing physician. The path to becoming a board-certified physician in North America requires an undergraduate degree (about 4 years), a medical degree (another 4 years), and residency as a specialist (which takes anywhere from 3 to 8 years).