Quantcast

Latest Olfactory receptor Stories

2011-06-29 12:33:01

The mechanics of instinctive behavior are mysterious.

2011-05-13 00:00:28

Olfactory Biosciences Corp. formed a new subsidiary with Incredible Scents, Inc. (ISI), called BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE, INC., to manufacture and distribute a new advanced line of NOXO Wellness products in combination with ISI’s popular enhanced nasal delivery system.

715f0ff519cb62fea157b52d971f706a
2011-05-10 07:59:54

Scientists working in a laboratory at Vanderbilt University have potentially discovered a class of insect repellent that is 1000 times more effective than DEET and works against all types of insects.

c9850cf237794e126e45475de6810bb91
2011-04-17 07:39:46

Scientists assemble genes involved in regulating olfaction in the antennae of a moth.

2011-02-06 08:35:43

In a study to be published in Nature, Stanford researchers describe a new technique that makes it possible to map long-distance nerve connections in the brain.

2010-10-25 16:22:49

A new study in the Journal of General Physiology (JGP) shows that the contribution of odorant receptors (ORs) to olfactory response in mammals is much more complex than previously thought, with important consequences for odorant encoding and information transfer about odorants to the brain.

2010-10-18 21:45:25

A team co-led by neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has shed light -- literally -- on circuitry underlying the olfactory system in mammals, giving us a new view of how that system may pull off some of its most amazing feats.

777704f2282edc401d1bc509f36fccc5
2010-10-08 12:30:00

Solomon's lily imitates a yeasty odor to lure vinegar flies into a trap.

627147de5ccb31867c8f99d8fb23c8e0
2010-09-01 10:42:10

It now appears that the malaria mosquito needs more than one family of odor sensors to sniff out its human prey.

2010-08-26 12:30:22

Two new studies reveal that the commonly used insect repellents DEET and citronellal each work through a dual stimulation of insect sensory systems.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.