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How humans can echolocate like bats
And how it changes the brain in the process.
Smell loss is an invisible disease with devastating impacts
The burdens range from emotional to physical to financial.
This is why you mishear popular song lyrics
Hold me closer ... Tony Danza?
No, you can’t taste anything with your testicles
That’d mean you could taste with your intestines and bladder, too.
Why don’t fake flavors taste like real fruit?
The chemical composition of fresh fruit flavor is surprisingly complicated.
A blindfolded sea otter named Selka shows how the critters find food in murky water
Proving the power of whiskers and paws.
Why you can smell rain—even though it’s odorless
Here's how we catch a whiff of petrichor.
Humans have a better sense of smell than you think
The nose knows
Your “Sixth Sense” Of Body Awareness Depends On This Gene
When it’s not working right, touch and proprioception are thrown out of whack
Put The Science Of Umami To Work For You
A book by a Danish scientist and a Danish chef makes the fifth taste accessible