Latest Olfaction Stories
When are our adult food preferences formed? According to new research they are ingrained in us very early in the womb.
Penn researchers have helped develop a nanotech device that combines carbon nanotubes with olfactory receptor proteins, the cell components in the nose that detect odors.
LONG GROVE, Ill., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OMI Industries, the makers of Fresh WaveÂ® natural odor eliminators, announced today that Fresh Wave products will return to the locker room for another season as the "official deodorizer" of the Chicago Blackhawks, benching odors indefinitely. For the second straight year, Fresh Wave products will skate on the same line as the Blackhawks' equipment management team to attack locker room, uniform and gear odors using a proprietary blend of...
Aerisa, the leader in applying cold plasma technology to eliminate the odors commonly causing nuisance odor complaints like H2S, Ammonia, and Mercaptans has aligned with the leading sales firm in the Ohio Valley; BissNuss, Inc to serve Waste Water Treatment Plants.
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.
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).
The mechanics of instinctive behavior are mysterious.
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.
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.
Paleontologists have discovered that an improved sense of smell jumpstarted brain evolution in the ancestral cousins of present-day mammals.
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...
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.