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Posts tagged smell

June 20, 2016

 

leopard shark

Do Sharks Navigate by Smell?

Scientists confirm that sharks navigate long distances using their sniffers.

February 16, 2016

 

close-up of pink rose

Nostrils and Roses

You have two nostrils to process the smell of chemicals at different rates and get a full whiff.

January 29, 2016

 

girl smelling a rose

No Rose By Your Nose

Sniffing helps you imagine the smell of absent objects.

May 19, 2015

 

cucumber seeds

That New Carpet Smell

Today in weird news: Smog is causing new carpets to smell like rotting cucumbers.

March 9, 2015

 

packaged fish

Why Fish Smells More than Meat

The reason fish smell bad is partly chemical, partly psychological.

November 12, 2014

 

nose smelling flower

Healing Skin Through Smell

Your schnoz may hold senior status in olfactory matters, but other parts of your body, like skin cells, can make scents of things on their own.

July 23, 2014

 

Man with red clown nose making a funny face

Super Smell

The human nose may be a lot more capable than we've been led to believe.

May 14, 2014

 

A pink flower stands out against an out-of-focus background.

Research Finds Much Variation In How We Perceive Smells

When it comes to our sense of smell, genetics seems to matter an awful lot.

February 10, 2014

 

A furry white dog's pink nose

The Smell Of Anxiety

According to new research, stress can profoundly affect the way our brains interpret olfactory signals.

December 31, 2013

 

Several gold fish viewed from above

Do Fish Have Memories?

Your pet fish's cognitive abilities will probably surprise you!

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