• Question: hiya do you know why when we taste blood it tatsed of metal? thanks ellie :)

    Asked by whjamandellie to Anil, Blanka, Cees, Emma, Mike on 3 Jul 2012.
    • Photo: Emma Trantham

      Emma Trantham answered on 3 Jul 2012:

      Hi Ellie

      I think the reason our blood tastes of metal is because it contains lots of iron.

      I’d be interested to hear if the other scientists know anything different though

    • Photo: Michael Cook

      Michael Cook answered on 4 Jul 2012:

      I’m not sure myself, but Emma’s answer makes a lot of sense!