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Posts tagged Sniffing

July 9, 2013

 

This little guy has a great sense of smell.

What Makes Dogs Such Great Sniffers?

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

December 19, 2011

 

Trust that 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?

November 25, 2010

 

What Happens When You Smell?

Why does our body sniff rather than smell things?

August 29, 2007

 

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.

July 22, 2005

 

Your Dog’s Got Mail

As you may have noticed, your dog probably treats each walk as an adventure-packed expedition through the Amazonian wilds. What’s up with the constant sniffing of every patch of sidewalk, tuft of grass, and length of stop sign? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 3, 2005

 

How to Blow Your Nose

Do you know the correct nose-blowing technique? Is there a correct way, and what is the difference? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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