Bio-molecules, such as enzymes and other proteins, interact most strongly when they have complementary surfaces and complementary
PNNL research scientist Robert Ewing presenting a trace vapor sample to the detector. PNNL, CC BY Inspired by the tremendous
If you aren't drinking enough water, you may notice that your urine has an odor that is stronger than usual. This can be
Around two hours later, the room smelled of tropical mango with a touch of milk that was almost cheese. It was inhabitable
Or just wear deodorant anyway. It's generally a good idea.
Officials in Salem said they cost too much and gave off "a barnyard aroma."
Busy moms don't have time for a smelly kitchen! Do you love cooking fish but hate the lingering smell? This latest Kitchen
Smelling a cup of freshly brewed coffee can be a rich, almost magical, experience. In fact, in that brief moment, you are smelling a mixture of more than 800 different molecules that make up the smell of coffee.
There are 4 distinct culprits.
Even when no one thinks you smell, you smell. And scientists who study volatile organic compounds (VOCs) have long known that every person has a distinct odor, just like they have distinct fingerprints.
Pups wake up to the smell of food
So how can specific scents make you recall a memory so intensely?
In the study, the Los Angeles Times reported, researchers asked participants to rate the intensity of imaginary visual and odor cues (e.g., imagine how fresh cupcakes look and smell). Heavier participants reported conjuring up more evocative odors associated with imaginary foods.
By: Laura Geggel Published: July 07, 2015 05:35pm ET on LiveScience.
Italian researchers recently demonstrated that trained dogs can detect prostate cancer almost unerringly. Dog handlers from the Italian Ministry of Defense trained two German shepherds to detect the smell of prostate cancer by sniffing urine samples from men with the disease.