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2010-04-17 16:30:00

Scientists have 'trained' an electronic system to be able to predict the pleasantness of novel odors, just like a human would perceive them – turning the popular notion that smell is completely personal and culture-specific on its head.

2010-02-25 15:47:00

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fragrance Shop has added over 400 new fragrances and other items to its product line in the past eighteen months. The company now boasts the largest selection of pure perfume and fragrances available on the Internet.

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2010-02-15 14:34:37

Scientists at Vanderbilt and Yale universities have successfully transplanted most of the "nose" of the mosquito that spreads malaria into frog eggs and fruit flies and are employing these surrogates to combat the spread of the deadly and debilitating disease that afflicts 500 million people.

2009-12-09 01:13:47

Humans have the same receptors for detecting odors related to sex as do other apes and primates.

2009-10-29 11:39:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Pheromone Sciences, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EROX) ("HPS" or "the Company"), ACI, Inc.

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2009-08-17 09:45:00

In an advance toward the first portable device for detecting human bodies buried in disasters and at crime scenes, scientists today report early results from a project to establish the chemical fingerprint of death. Speaking here at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society

2009-07-30 08:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Pheromone Sciences, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EROX) ("HPS" or "the Company") and ACI, Inc.

2009-05-12 17:00:00

All fragrances meet the highest U.S.

2009-05-08 07:16:53

A new study published online on May 7th in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, has found the source of silkworms' attraction to mulberry leaves, their primary food source.

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2009-04-07 10:27:41

It may be wise to trust the female nose when it comes to body odor. According to new research from the Monell Center, it is more difficult to mask underarm odor when women are doing the smelling.


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.