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Jul 23, 2014 | 03:02 PM CDT
New research shows that believing that an odor is potentially harmful can increase airway inflammation in asthmatics for at least 24 hours following exposure.
Jun 02, 2014 | 09:39 AM CDT
Women’s faces were rated as more attractive in the presence of pleasant odors; odor pleasantness had less effect on the evaluation of age.
Apr 04, 2014 | 03:22 PM CDT
A study reveals the first demonstration of a bodily odor change due to immune activation.
Mar 03, 2014 | 09:54 AM CST
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.