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September 3, 2013


a collection of lemons

Smells And Colors

Try this smelly (in a good way) experiment at home!

July 9, 2013


husky puppy

What Makes Dogs Such Great Sniffers?

In one study, dogs were able to smell a particular test scent a thousand times better than humans!

March 27, 2013


colors on a cup

Do Colors Have Smells?

Have you ever heard the color blue? Or tasted the musical note F-sharp?

November 14, 2012


natural gas pipeline in grass

Gas Is Odorless

A chemical commonly used for this is called mercaptin. The process of adding the stink is called stenching.

January 17, 2012


hammer head shark

Sharks Are “Swimming Computers!”

To interpret a barrage of information, sharks have developed a relatively large and complex brain...

December 19, 2011


dog nose

Can Dogs Sniff Out Cancer?

I've heard that some dogs can smell if someone has cancer. Is this really true, or is it more like an urban legend?

September 20, 2011



Finding Balance In The Inner Ear

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

August 15, 2011



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?

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