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Scientists from the Technische Universität München and the German Research Center for Food Chemistry performed a meta-analysis on the odorant patterns of 227 different food samples to try and understand why and how a certain food smells the way it does.
Unilever, the multinational corporation behind such personal care products as Axe body spray, Dove soap and Surf laundry detergents, has funded a research study determining that a subject was deemed more or less attractive dependent upon the quality of their ambient odor.
Body Mint is now providing Body Mint Sport, a chlorophyll supplement that fights strong odors throughout the body for athletes. Oahu, HI (PRWEB) April 25, 2014
Surely everyone remembers blowing bubbles as a child, one of the simplest forms of pleasure for kids everywhere. Even today, the stressors of modern technology can seem so distant when in the presence of simple, spherical pockets of soapy air.
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To accommodate a lifetime of scents and aromas, mammals have hundreds of genes that each produce a different odorant receptor.
The human nose expresses nearly 400 odorant receptors, which allow us to distinguish a large number of scents.
Odorant receptors of recent insects evolved long after insects migrated from water to land.
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For decades, experts have claimed that people were capable of detecting 10,000 different odors, but new research appearing in March 21 edition of Science suggests that the actual number of scents detectable by the human nose is considerably higher.
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...