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Apr 04, 2014 | 03:22 PM CDT

Study: Body Odor Changes Following Vaccination

A study reveals the first demonstration of a bodily odor change due to immune activation.

Mar 03, 2014 | 09:54 AM CST

Report Shows Aromatic Chemicals Limit Global Warming

The study reviewed the oxidation of VOCs, in particular the terpene α-pinene, under atmospherically relevant conditions in chamber experiments.

Feb 17, 2014 | 11:49 AM CST

Study Identifies Receptors Connecting Smell to Appetite When Fasting

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.

Feb 17, 2014 | 11:19 AM CST

Monell: Odor-Producing Chemicals in Earwax Differ Among Ethnicities

Scientists from the Monell Center have used analytical organic chemistry to identify the presence of odor-producing chemical compounds in human earwax.

Jan 06, 2014 | 10:39 AM CST

Study Reveals Odors Are Expressible in Language

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.

Dec 09, 2013 | 09:44 AM CST

Study Finds Extensive Variability in Olfactory Receptors

Monell researchers have found that as much as 30 percent of the large array of human olfactory receptor differs between any two individuals.

Nov 14, 2013 | 12:59 PM CST

Researcher Develops Hydroperoxide Detection Method for Fragrance Allergens

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.

Aug 12, 2013 | 10:57 AM CDT

Odor Representation Changes After the First Breath, Study Finds

A recent study has found that representation of an odor in the olfactory bulb changes after the first breath, and that an olfactory retentivity persists at the central level, a phenomenon comparable to what occurs in other sensory systems, such as vision and hearing.

Jun 19, 2013 | 09:56 AM CDT

RIFM Adopts BlueScreen HC for Fragrance Materials Screening

BlueScreen HC is a highly specific, sensitive human cell based assay used to screen chemicals for their potential to cause damage to DNA.

Jun 14, 2013 | 04:26 PM CDT

Monell-Led Research Identifies Scent of Melanoma

A nano-sensor was able to distinguish differences in volatile organic compounds, many of which are odorous, from normal and several different types of melanoma cells.