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Author Bob Holmes to discuss his book, “Flavor: The Science of Our Most Neglected Sense” on April 19, 2018

Author Bob Holmes will discuss his book, Flavor: The Science of Our Most Neglected Sense, on Thursday, April 19 at 5:00pm in Rockefeller Hall, Room 200. This event is free and open to the public.

The book covers research from neurobiology, mathematics, chemistry, and food science, revealing the broad range of factors that affect our experience of food and drink.

Holmes is a science writer and author of more than 800 articles about evolution, ecology, environment, genetics, biomedicine, anthropology, and other topics.

This event is sponsored by the Asprey Center for Collaborative Approaches to Science. Free copies of Flavor are available by emailing alclifton@vassar.edu, while supplies last.

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Vassar College is a coeducational, independent, residential liberal arts college founded in 1861.

Posted by Office of Communications Tuesday, April 10, 2018