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Lemurs Match Scent To Sound Of Voice

Lemurs Match Scent To Sound Of Voice

[ Watch The Video: Lemurs Match Scent Of A Friend To Sound Of Her Voice ] Duke University If scent and sound match, that animal may be nearby Humans aren't alone in their ability to match a voice to a face -- animals such as dogs,...

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2014-04-15 23:03:36

Eco-Friendly Product Lineup Chosen as a Favorite of Distributors’ Polled Long Grove, Ill. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Fresh Wave® IAQ commercial-grade odor eliminating products have been named a winner of the Distributor’s Choice Product Award by Sanitary Maintenance magazine for their unmatched effectiveness, coupled with their eco-friendly nature. Earlier in the year, Sanitary Maintenance sent out products that had been published in 2013 to all of its distributor readers asking them...

Rat Study Shows Memory Storage During Sleep Can Be Manipulated
2014-04-09 11:21:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous research has shown that the brain strengthens and maintains recently acquired memories during sleep and a new study has found that introducing new memories to a sleeping brain disrupts these natural cognitive processes. During sleep, the brain shuffles information from short-term to long-term memory. Studies have shown that the "replay" of freshly learned data while asleep plays an essential role in memory. However, it was...

Toxic Emissions From Crib Matresses May Be Harming Infants
2014-04-02 13:39:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology has revealed that parents may be unknowingly exposing their infant children to toxic chemicals being emitted from the foam padding in crib mattresses. Conducted by a team of researchers from Texas and Finland, the new study said crib mattresses release noteworthy amounts of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), potentially unsafe chemicals also found in household...

2014-03-31 23:34:45

Through a new campaign focusing on clean air, Grime Busters is urging families to keep their homes free of smelly and dangerous germs. Gaylord, MI (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Grime Busters continues its quest to educate the public and eradicate malicious, odor causing germs by focusing on the home, as well as spring cleaning and clean breathing protocols. The company is urging consumers to recognize the difference between truly clean air and air that has been sprayed with odor-masking...

2014-03-31 23:22:04

Spring cleaning doesn't have to be a huge time commitment. Ellery has the guide to quick and easy ways to spruce up the home. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The weather may still be chilly, but spring is here, and with spring comes the need for clean. Ellery Homestyles has some quick and easy tips to cleanup while saving time and money. First step - eliminate the clutter. Sometimes the easiest way to clean things up is to just throw things away. Go through the kitchen, living...

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2014-03-30 03:00:54

Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology Odorant receptors of recent insects evolved long after insects migrated from water to land. An insect’s sense of smell is vital to its survival. Only if it can trace even tiny amounts of odor molecules is it is able to find food sources, communicate with conspecifics, or avoid enemies. According to scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, many proteins involved in the highly sensitive odor perception of insects emerged...

2014-03-25 23:03:41

Only Goodness Inside Now Offering Complimentary Samples of All-Natural & Long lasting Odor Combating Deodorant, Exclusively Online Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Only Goodness Inside is now offering complimentary samples of their all natural, aluminum free deodorant for underarms and feet. Each deodorant is safe for the most sensitive skin and can eliminate odor for up to 48 hours. Health conscious individuals understand the importance of eating right, exercising regularly, and...

2014-03-22 23:04:17

R.R. Lalena Corp. launches a new line of air fresheners. Their inspirational design and sensual perfume create a refreshing atmosphere for passengers everywhere they travel. (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 The fresh aroma and exotic elegance of R.R. Lalena’s new line of air fresheners quickly awaken the senses. These exclusive hanging air fresheners, cellulose pendants, atomizers and gel air fresheners are composed of genuine French extracts. Not only do they freshen and decorate the car...

Human Nose Can Distinguish More Than 1 Trillion Scents
2014-03-21 04:48:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online For decades, experts have claimed that people were capable of detecting 10,000 different odors, but new research appearing in the March 21 edition of Science suggests that the actual number of scents detectable by the human nose is considerably higher. In fact, according to an experiment led by Andreas Keller of the Rockefeller University Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior, human noses and brains are sensitive enough to...

Odor Perception In Dog Brains
2014-03-18 12:43:40

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study published in the journal Behavioural Processes, the scent of an owner may linger in a canine’s brain like perfume. Research led by Gregory Berns, director of Emory University’s Center for Neuropolicy, performed the first brain-imaging study of dogs responding to biological odors. The study involved 12 dogs of various breeds that had all undergone training to hold perfectly still while undergoing an fMRI scan....