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September 20, 2011

 

ears

Finding Balance In The Inner Ear

How tiny stones inside our heads tell us which way is up...

August 15, 2011

 

garlic

True Love And Garlic

Why don't tooth-brushing and mouthwash really help? Why makes garlic so persistently stinky?

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

 

Roses

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.

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