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Sense Of Smell Restored With Gene Therapy
2012-09-03 05:40:16

Individuals who were not born with an olfactory sense, or who lost the ability to smell due to a disease, could someday once again take in the sweet smells all around them courtesy of new research from the University of Michigan Medical School.

Electronic Nose Prototype Can Sniff Out Harmful Substances
2012-08-23 07:55:23

Research by Nosang Myung, a professor at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering, has enabled a local company to develop an "electronic nose" prototype that can detect small quantities of harmful substances.

Gene Mutation In Male Moth Allows It To Detect Female Even When Scent Is Altered
2012-08-15 13:54:51

Because of a single gene mutation on the antenna of a male moth, he is able to receive a female moth’s Hail Mary pheromone pass from end zone-to-end zone even if she were to alter its scent.

What’s That Smell? Space of Course!
2012-07-23 14:53:15

While most of us on Earth are more curious about what it’s like working in an environment without gravity, a new curious element of the abyss has risen up. What is that smell?

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2012-07-12 13:28:12

When it comes to flavor, the tongue is very basic. Most of our experience of flavur comes from our olfactory system: our nose and sinuses.

2012-07-09 23:00:38

Just a Drop is an innovative, bathroom odor product that eliminates embarrassing personal toilet odors before they enter the air. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) July

Odor Perception In Terrestrial Hermit Crabs Increased By Humidity
2012-07-05 09:13:27

Olfaction in land crabs is still in an early transitional stage between life in water and on land

Male Virgin Moths Think They're Hot When They're Not
2012-06-07 09:12:58

Female sex odor makes cool males take flight too soon

Take A Whiff...Do My Armpits Smell Old?
2012-05-31 07:43:35

More news was made this week in the ongoing struggle between the classes. No, not the wealth classes or the classes of status: The classes of age.

2012-05-31 05:21:45

Does your grandma really have that "grandma scent" that you think that she does? New research says yes!


Latest Olfaction Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).