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Master odor removal with a little help from science
Get rid of that stink once and for all.
Can You Get A Smell Stuck In Your Head?
Short answer: Sort of. Call it a noseworm.
How To Make ‘Noise-Cancelling Headphones’ For Your Nose
Or as we like to call it, 'nose canceling'
After Genetic Tweaks, Fruit Flies Glow When They Sense Cancer
The genetically engineered _Drosophila melanogaster _can even signal for different types of breast cancer cells.
An Indigenous Malaysian Language Describes Smells As Precisely As English Describes Colors
Researchers had assumed all humans were just bad at describing odors, but it turns out that's a cultural problem, not a biological one.
Adorable Beagle Diagnoses Deadly Infections By Sniffing You
Cliff the beagle can sniff out a dangerous bacterium just by smelling patients--no stool sample or long lab analysis necessary.
Using Magnets and Stink Bombs to Keep Sharks at Bay
In 2005, Eric Stroud, the managing partner of Shark Defense, a New Jersey company that specializes in shark-repelling technologies, happened … Continued
FYI: What Does Space Smell Like?
The final frontier smells a lot like a Nascar race—a bouquet of hot metal, diesel fumes and barbecue. The source? … Continued
Blocking Delicious Smells Could Lead to Longer Lifespans
Finding in fruit flies could lead to odor-blocking drugs that might prevent disease or boost lifespan