Latest Sense Stories
Certain neurons in the brains of pigeons encode the direction and intensity of the Earth’s magnetic field, giving the birds an inborn internal global positioning system, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Science.
People born without a sense of smell experience higher social insecurity and increased risk for depression.
Researchers from the Stowers institute for Medical Research have traced individual odor molecules in the brain to create a new model of how our sense of smell works.
How are 100 billion cells created, each with specific duties? The human brain is evidence that nature can achieve this. Researchers at Linköping University in Sweden have now taken a step closer to solving this mystery.
Scientists from the Monell Center report that seven of 12 related mammalian species have lost the sense of sweet taste.
University of Rhode Island marine biologist Jacqueline Webb gets an occasional strange look when she brings fish to the Orthopedics Research Lab at Rhode Island Hospital.
A new study reveals for the first time that activating the brain's visual cortex with a small amount of electrical stimulation actually improves our sense of smell.
Compared to our other senses, scientists don't know much about how our skin is wired for the sensation of touch.
A discovery in fruit flies may be able to tell us more about how animals, including humans, sense potentially dangerous discomforts.
People with a certain form of inherited hearing loss have increased sensitivity to low frequency vibration.
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