Feature

Do scented candles cause harm?

Are scented candles harmful? A recent study suggests that cheaper candles made from paraffin wax, a by-product of the petroleum industry, emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which may trigger asthma and allergy attacks, according to The Daily Mail. … [Read More...]

Noteable

Do scented candles cause harm?

Are scented candles harmful? A recent study suggests that cheaper candles made … [Read More...]

Man lost smell, then taste

Jason Feifer lost his sense of smell as a child, and shortly afterward, his … [Read More...]

Aromatic map of stinkiest block in NYC

What's that stink? is the question that writer Molly Young asks of two olfactory … [Read More...]

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NYTimes: Zinc nasal spray may harm smell

Users of a popular cold remedy have reported damage to the sense of smell, and … [Read More...]

Science

Super sense combines smell with taste

Our senses of smell and taste are anatomically different senses, with smell detection happening in the nose and taste happening on the … [Read More...]

Policy

A generation of young business people in Halifax are fragrance-free at work

Halifax celebrates 20 years fragrance free

In 2011 Halifax marks its 20th anniversary as the first city in North America to go fragrance free at work. The idea started in a local … [Read More...]

Riffs

Sniffing season opens!

The Daily Smell launches into the digital world hoping to do for regular, everyday aroms what Luca Turin did for fancy perfumes in his … [Read More...]