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2014-01-24 11:21:52

New research from the Monell Center reveals humans can use the sense of smell to detect dietary fat in food.

2014-01-21 12:26:45

CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Suppose while shopping for a perfume at a retail store, a consumer samples a series of perfumes using scent strips provided by the store.

How Do Fruit Flies Detect Sweet Foods?
2014-01-14 10:01:27

UC Riverside research opens door for investigations into taste receptors of mosquitoes and other deadly insects

2014-01-09 23:01:22

Known across the counter-culture industry as a widely-acclaimed odor-eliminating company, Kushley is a brand that designed its product specifically around patients who use marijuana as an alternative

Odor Receptors Found In Lungs
2014-01-03 10:22:27

New research has revealed that odor receptors aren’t just found in the nose – they also line the lungs as well.

2013-12-24 23:02:39

Leading Industrial Strength Air Freshener Manufacturer Punati recently relaunched their website. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) December 24, 2013

Genetics Play A Large Part In Olfaction
2013-12-14 05:33:05

People react differently to the same smells. Something that smells wonderful to you could be offensive to your friend, but why this is so has been a mystery. The answer could lie in your genetic makeup, says a research team from Duke University.

Fear Odor Reaction
2013-12-13 08:45:51

Neuroscientists have found that fear reactions can occur in the olfactory system before the brain has had an opportunity to interpret and associate a particular odor with trouble.

2013-12-09 14:07:38

According to Gertrude Stein, "A rose is a rose is a rose," but new research indicates that might not be the case when it comes to the rose's scent.

2013-12-06 23:04:29

Smells BeGone Air Freshening Aerosol Sprays are now available on SmellsBeGone, the official website for the original non-toxic all natural air-freshener and spray company. (PRWEB)


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
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.