Latest Olfaction Stories
Nocturnal animals need their noses to stay alive.
In research that could lead to the development of a safer alternative to the DEET, scientists from the University of California, Riverside have discovered the olfactory receptors used by insects to sense the repellant.
Scientists are increasingly showing that our mental state can change our perceptions of the world around us and a new study in the Journal of Neuroscience has found that people in a state of anxiety rate neutral smells lower than when they are relaxed.
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What woman has not wanted to gobble up a baby placed in her arms, even if the baby is not hers?
Of all the different odors and smells floating around the globe, scientists say humans can only detect ten basic categories of scents.
For most animals, scent is the instant messenger of choice for quickly exchanging personal profiles. Scientists, however, have long dismissed birds as odor-eschewing Luddites that don’t take advantage of scent-based communications.
In research that could change the way we protect ourselves from mosquitoes, scientists have discovered the disease-carrying insects are able to smell major human host odorants better during the nighttime hours.
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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...
- The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.