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2011-04-07 12:53:16

NIH-funded scientists report findings on olfactory clues to Alzheimer's disease, the sweet taste of anticipation, and the impact of autoimmune diseases on taste during research meeting in St. Pete Beach, Fla.

2011-04-06 21:51:13

Following years of futile attempts, new research from the Monell Center demonstrates that living human taste cells can be maintained in culture for at least seven months.

2011-03-31 22:45:25

Biologists at UC San Diego have identified the molecular mechanisms triggered by starvation in fruit flies that enhance the nervous system’s response to smell, allowing these insects and presumably vertebrates—including humans—to become more efficient and voracious foragers when hungry.

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2011-03-27 10:54:38

New research details how neurons decide how to transmit information.

2011-03-25 18:32:22

Researchers seeking to unravel the most ancient yet least understood of the five senses – smell – have discovered a previously unknown step in how odors are detected and processed by the brain.

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2011-03-25 06:35:38

A controversial idea that sense of smell can be explained by quantum physics is gaining traction in the science world, according to researchers.

2011-03-16 08:05:00

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With warm weather and bathing suit season just around the corner, the SENSA® Weight-Loss System, a revolutionary six-month weight-loss program developed by neurologist and smell and taste expert Dr.

2011-03-11 17:10:59

For rodent pups, bonding with mom isn’t hard-wired in the womb.

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2011-03-10 07:45:00

New research says that people who make a high-class living smelling perfumes and wines are not born with an exceptional sense of smell but acquire it with many years of sniffing.


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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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