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2014-08-26 23:04:44

University City Science Center and Monell Chemical Senses Center Partner to Bring Scent-based Installation to Esther Klein Gallery Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August

Overweight Men Have More Potentially Pathogenic Species Of Bacteria In Their Nose
2014-02-19 03:39:55

In addition to being stigmatized as less attractive, overweight men tend to have more potentially pathogenic species of bacteria in their nose, compared to slimmer, more traditionally attractive men.

Earwax Can Say A Lot About You
2014-02-13 07:34:46

The odor-producing chemical compounds found in a person’s earwax could help determine that individual’s ethnic origins, scientists from the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia report in a recent edition of the Journal of Chromatography B.

Excessive Body Odor May Be Caused By Genetic Disorder
2011-09-15 08:40:57

Researchers from Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia are reporting that people with unexplained body odor issues may be suffering from a metabolic disorder, trimethylaminuria (TMAU) or “fish-odor syndrome”.

2011-08-31 20:14:41

Scientists from the Monell Center report that approximately one third of patients with unexplained body malodor production test positive for the metabolic disorder trimethylaminuria (TMAU).

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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.

2007-04-09 03:00:00

By Tom Avril, The Philadelphia Inquirer Apr. 9--George Preti didn't go to medical school. He is a Ph.D. organic chemist, his lab stocked with gas chromatography equipment and test tubes.


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