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Posts tagged smell

January 18, 2011

 

Skunk family crossing the road

The Smelliest Animal On Earth: The Zorrilla

What is black and white and very smelly all over?

November 25, 2010

 

A dog lying on the floor with it's nose in focus

What Happens When You Smell?

Why does our body sniff rather than smell things?

August 11, 2010

 

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Birth Control Changes How Lemurs Choose Their Sweethearts

Female lemurs on contraceptives smell different to potential mates than ones that are not.

June 4, 2010

 

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Why Do Snakes Have Forked Tongues?

Why are snake's tongues shaped the way they are?

June 3, 2010

 

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A Snake’s 6th Sense: The Vomeronasal System

Sometimes it seems like snakes have a sixth sense. You may call their "sixth sense" the vomeronasal system.

November 24, 2009

 

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Fragrant And Toxic

New research suggests that burning a candle may be toxic.

February 6, 2009

 

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Smelly Dreams

Researchers have found that odors can affect dreams.

December 26, 2007

 

Freshly baked cookies

Anosmia

Anosmia, the term for the lack of a sense of smell, affects over two million Americans. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

August 29, 2007

 

Girl smelling flower

To Sniff or to Smell

To sniff and to smell, they are basically the same thing right? Actually, sniffing and smelling are two different phases of the smelling process.

January 28, 2006

 

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A Rose By Any Other Smell

In 1595, each rose likely did smell as sweet as the next, but now, fans of the mantra "stop and smell the roses" won't find much to smell.

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