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2011-07-25 00:00:28

Aerisa signs Miscowater as exclusive sales representatives in the southwest market. Aerisa's green technology uses charged ions to clean the air of odors that are common nuisance complaints like H2S, Ammonia, and mercaptan odors.

2011-07-01 12:47:38

Pheromone preference, and the initiation of a complex programmed sexual behavior, is determined by the specificity of a single sex pheromone receptor protein expressed in a population of olfactory receptor neurons in the silkmoth (Bombyx mori).

2011-06-29 12:33:01

The mechanics of instinctive behavior are mysterious.

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2011-06-15 14:10:00

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego conducted research alongside Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology to develop a compact device that distributes odor while watching television.

2011-06-01 12:44:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- RIFM's latest group summary, A Safety Assessment of Saturated Branched Chain Alcohols when used as Fragrance Ingredients, published in Food and Chemical Toxicology, Vol.

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2011-05-19 14:40:00

Paleontologists have discovered that an improved sense of smell jumpstarted brain evolution in the ancestral cousins of present-day mammals.

2011-05-17 13:41:13

Since the smoking ban in restaurants, bars and nightclubs, customers are more aware of unpleasant smells, such as body odors and the smell of old beer, that used to be masked by cigarette smoke.

2011-05-13 15:08:33

The brain is a coding machine: it translates physical inputs from the world into visual, olfactory, auditory, tactile perceptions via the mysterious language of its nerve cells and the networks which they form.

2011-05-13 00:00:28

Olfactory Biosciences Corp. formed a new subsidiary with Incredible Scents, Inc. (ISI), called BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE, INC., to manufacture and distribute a new advanced line of NOXO Wellness products in combination with ISI’s popular enhanced nasal delivery system.

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2011-05-10 07:59:54

Scientists working in a laboratory at Vanderbilt University have potentially discovered a class of insect repellent that is 1000 times more effective than DEET and works against all types of insects.


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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
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.