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Hate the taste of sour stuff? Well fret no more with this miracle berry! It will coat your tongue with an awesome protein to make everything taste sweet! Hank Green explains in this episode of SciShow.

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Sources:
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/28/dining/28flavor.html?_r=0
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/thoughtomics/shapeshifting-protein-makes-sour-taste-sweet/
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/notrocketscience/2011/09/26/how-the-miracle-fruit-changes-sour-into-sweet/
http://www.livescience.com/16230-miracle-fruit-taste-sweet-sour.html
http://www.pnas.org/content/108/40/16819
http://www.miraclefruitusa.com/
http://phys.org/news/2011-09-uncover-secrets-miracle-fruit.html


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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Synsepalum_dulcificum_by_Scott_Zona_-_004.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Synsepalum_Dulcificum_-_Miracle_Fruit_Farm_(2).JPG
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Miraculin.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Miracle_fruit_tablets.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Berry_-_Miracle_Fruit_Farm.JPG

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