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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.

mosquito
2014-10-30 05:08:00

New research from the University of California, Davis has identified the precise odorant receptor in mosquitoes that bonds with DEET and results in the bugs being repelled, according to a new study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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.

Clothes Made Of Polyester Smell Worse Than Cotton After Exercise
2014-09-04 03:03:12

Polyester clothes smell worse than cotton, following intensive exercise by their wearers, because bacteria that cause odor grow better on polyester

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

2014-08-05 23:04:30

The Institute for Preventive Foot Health combed the literature to see what strategies might be backed by science. Statesville, NC (PRWEB) August 05, 2014

2014-08-04 12:52:44

For many animals, making sense of the clutter of sensory stimuli is often a matter or literal life or death.

2014-07-29 08:26:10

- New-to-the-World Technology Rids Odors Completely, Ensuring the Best Guest Experience - DAVIE, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Among the most challenging issues hoteliers face


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Nose
2013-03-05 14:47:26

The nose is the organ that extends outward in the middle of the face between the eyes and mouth. Formation and Orientation The shape and look of the nose is dependent on the ethmoid bone and the nasal septum which is the cartilage that separates the two nostrils. The evolutionary hypotheses of nose development in humans propose that noses are alterations of the angles of the skull because of bipedalism. Because of the change in diet that has come with modern time and the change of...

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