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Latest Olfactory system Stories

2011-09-28 09:21:34

A protein linked to Alzheimer's disease kills nerve cells that detect odors.

2011-09-07 19:29:44

When it comes to the circuits that make up the olfactory system, it seems that less is more.

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.

2011-04-18 21:27:05

Most patients who have a reduced ability to smell or detect odors seem to attach less importance to the sense of smell in their daily lives than people with a normal olfactory function.

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2011-04-17 07:39:46

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

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.

2011-03-31 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.

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.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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