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Next Science on Tap to Discuss the "Science of Taste"
SBU’s Center for Communicating Science aims to demystify science in an informal setting

Alfredo Fontanini

STONY BROOK, NY, December 5, 2012 – “Science on Tap,” a live event and web show created by the Stony Brook University School of Journalism’s Center for Communicating Science, is back at The Bench in Stony Brook on December 12 at 6:30 pm with featured topic, “Savory Science:  food, flavor and feelings.”

"Science on Tap" host Steven Reiner, formerly of 60 Minutes and now a Broadcast Journalism professor at Stony Brook, will be joined by guest scientist, Alfredo Fontanini in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, to discuss the science of taste.  Alfredo Fontanini is a PECASE Award-winning neuroscientist studying the neurological connections between taste, smell and mood.  Join us for discussion and dinner to learn how your emotions affect what you are eating.
 
Reservations are recommended; please email communicatingscience@stonybrook.edu or call 631-632-2133. Dinner buffet and soft drink special $13.75 per person; beer specials $4.

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