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2015-03-18 23:10:31

Innovative JetScent® Product Offering is Industry's First Dry-Touch Fragrance-Emitting Unity Linden, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 18, 2015 Rotuba,

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2015-03-09 15:45:06

In a study that helps to deconstruct how olfaction is encoded in the brain, neuroscientists at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a type of neuron that appears to help tune, amplify and dampen neuronal responses to chemosensory inputs from the nasal cavity.

2015-02-28 23:00:17

Retail is moving online, but it's difficult to purchase and sell scented products online.

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2015-02-18 14:44:35

Breathalyzers are typically associated with blood-alcohol level and law enforcement, but a team of Chinese doctors created a breathalyzer with a more direct life-saving purpose: the early detection of lung cancer.

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2015-02-15 11:30:34

In the future, we will all smell good.

pheromone
2015-02-10 13:30:19

The world is full of dubious dating techniques, but is it possible to experience the sweet smell of success by spraying pheromones on ourselves? We investigate.

citronellal
2015-01-20 13:39:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Medical researchers have known that essential oils found in plants can inhibit the growth of certain cancer cells, and a new study from German researchers has uncovered new details on the exact mechanism behind this protection. Published in the journal Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, the new study looked at a number of terpenes, the active ingredients in essential oils with respect to cancer research. Terpenes can set off...

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.


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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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gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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