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New research shows that believing that an odor is potentially harmful can increase airway inflammation in asthmatics for at least 24 hours following exposure.
Price, performance, regulatory compliance and olfactive novelty—what does it take for a new fragrance ingredient to be added to the perfumer’s palette?
Women’s faces were rated as more attractive in the presence of pleasant odors; odor pleasantness had less effect on the evaluation of age.
A study reveals the first demonstration of a bodily odor change due to immune activation.
The study reviewed the oxidation of VOCs, in particular the terpene α-pinene, under atmospherically relevant conditions in chamber experiments.
A study has found that cannabinoid type-1 (CB1) receptors in the brain promote food intake in mice subjected to fasting and hunger by increasing odor detection.
Scientists from the Monell Center have used analytical organic chemistry to identify the presence of odor-producing chemical compounds in human earwax.
A recent study noted the long-held assumption that people are bad at naming smells is not universally true. Odors are expressible in language, as long as you speak the right language.
Monell researchers have found that as much as 30 percent of the large array of human olfactory receptor differs between any two individuals.
Research from the University of Gothenburg has led to a potential method for identifying allergenic fragrance compounds in consumer products by exposing them to air.