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Jumping bristletail Lepismachilis y-signata
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....

Diabetes, Body Odor And Deer Hunting
2014-03-18 05:21:38

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A deer hunter's worst enemy is body odor because it alerts prey animals that a predator is near. The science behind suppressing body odor to give hunters an edge, however, could help researchers develop a life-saving device for diabetes patients, according to a study presented at the 247th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) this week. "The scent of a single person is a complex mixture of hundreds...

2014-03-12 08:23:50

Sciessent CEO Paul Ford at Global Pet Expo, JLA booth 3157-3257 ORLANDO, Fla., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Pet Expo -- Sciessent, creators of the Agion® brand of antimicrobial and odor management technology, and JLA Pets, an industry leader in pet bed innovation, style and comfort, announced today the addition of the Agion Active(®) odor control solution to an upcoming line of pet beds. Learn more at Global Pet Expo, March 12-14 in Orlando, Florida at JLA booth...

2014-03-07 23:23:50

The iScent is a state-of-the-art scenting solution that can be operated as a standalone unit or be tied into a computer controlled time release system. It will enable you to combine sight, sound and smell into your message. Derry, NH (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 “This unit has been designed out of customer demand. For the last few years, people have been asking us for a unit that will complement an audio and visual message at a reasonable price. The iScent was born out of that request.” -...

emotions in the brain
2014-03-06 04:56:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study on the brains of mustached bats could provide a window into our own cognitive processes, according to a report published in the journal Frontiers in Physiology on Tuesday. In the study, a pair of Georgetown University researchers found that a small region within the bats’ brains called the amygdala, a structure in the brains of all mammals, controls the production of emotionally-specific calls and sounds. The team said...

2014-03-05 23:04:22

Shoe liners offer convenience and odor limitation with X-Static® technology. Manhattan, NY (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Summer is just around the corner, presenting men and women who love fashionable closed-toe shoes with the annual quandary of how to deal with sweaty feet. Everything from boat shoes to loafers present the uncomfortable feeling and incredible stench associated with the problem. The creators at Gekks decided it was time to give people a way to wear their favorite shoes...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.