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

For decades, experts have claimed that people were capable of detecting 10,000 different odors, but new research appearing in March 21 edition of Science suggests that the actual number of scents detectable by the human nose is considerably higher.

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

According to a study published in the journal Behavioural Processes, the scent of an owner may linger in a canine’s brain like perfume.

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

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.

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 --

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.

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

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.

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,

Female Goats Go GaGa Over Males’ Hairy Head Stench
2014-02-28 13:56:36

Most goats have a certain unpleasant odor that does a number on the olfactory system of any passing humans. But a new study published in the journal Current Biology has identified a chemical released...

2014-02-24 23:02:07

Body Mint the natural body odor deodorant is now being sold throughout the United Kingdom.

2014-02-20 23:26:56

New research focuses on skin bacteria as a major factor in the rapid spread of MRSA.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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