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Just how wet is the Moon's interior?

Scientists had thought our Moon to be mostly free of water ​up until around a decade ago. But a new study has drawn on satellite data to uncover volcanic deposits spread out across its surface that contain surprising amounts of trapped water, raising questions around how the Moon was formed.

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Can we taste water after all?

Whether water has a taste of its own or is merely a flavor carrier has long divided the scientific community. A new study by Caltech researchers could help advance this debate: according to their findings, not only does such a sense exist, but it's located in an unexpected place.

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