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BREAKING (wind): Why we fart more on planes

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Airplanes are a regimented kind of world, where most of us are aware that we will be cooped up with our fellow passengers for a number of hours and should probably observe some general...

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peachy vagina
2014-11-24 07:24:43

A probiotic product that became an Internet sensation after published reports claimed that it could make a vagina smell like peaches does actually exist, but wasn’t invented by the two male bio-hackers originally believed to be responsible and doesn’t do what they claimed it would do.

African wild dogs
2014-11-14 02:30:21

People find the smell of blood unpleasant, but for predatory animals it means food. When behavioral researchers at Linköping University wanted to find out which substances of blood trigger behavioral reactions, they got some unexpected results.

mosquitoes 1
2014-11-14 05:43:44

Disease-spreading female mosquitoes weren’t always reliant upon human blood in order to nourish their eggs – a genetic tweak caused them to be more sensitive to the smell of people.

silk moth
2014-10-22 02:45:17

The way in which male moths locate females flying hundreds of meters away has long been a mystery to scientists.

fruit fly nose
2014-10-17 03:00:21

A fly’s sense of smell could be used in new technology to detect drugs and bombs, new University of Sussex research has found.

Elderly man's face over white background
2014-10-04 06:09:08

Studies have found many predictors of death in the elderly, including broken hips, love handles and nocturia. For older adults, a loss of smell is also a strong predictor of death within five years, according to University of Chicago researchers.

2014-09-23 12:23:45

GUELPH, ON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc.

Sharks In Acidic Waters Could Lose Ability To Smell Food
2014-09-12 03:05:34

The increasing acidification of ocean waters caused by rising atmospheric carbon dioxide levels could rob sharks of their ability to sense the smell of food, a new study suggests.

drinking water
2014-09-07 03:00:30

Did you realize that there are more than 2 dozen flavors to water, not all of which are as yummy as say, rocky road ice cream?


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.