The human nose may be a lot more capable than we've been led to believe.
While we tend to associate olfaction with our noses and brains, other parts of our body also have a "sense of smell."
When it comes to our sense of smell, genetics seems to matter an awful lot.
According to new research, stress can profoundly affect the way our brains interpret olfactory signals.
Why does our body sniff rather than smell things?
A psychology study published in the Journal of Consumer Research has shown that linking food to purchasing increases impulsive spending.
Ever notice how a little cologne can be attractive, but too much is totally repellent? That principle is used by cycads, an ancient type of cone-bearing tree.
You have most likely encountered the smelly perfume ads in magazines before. Just how do those ads stay so potent?
Landfills contain lots and LOTS of waste. Is there a safe way to speed up decomposition?
According to one study, scientists were able to train moths to associate certain smells with food. Learn more on this Moment of Science.