Feature

Which sense to super power?

"I'd rather have super sight than super smell," declared my husband, Adam, over tea and toast this morning. He paused, sipping his jasmine pearls, then went on, "or super hearing or super taste or super touch. With anything but super sight, you'd be so sensitive. It would be too overwhelming." "Yes, overwhelming," I grinned as I caught whiff of a fart just let out by the dog next door that drifted over our eight-foot tall fence. She … [Read More...]

Noteable

Man lost smell, then taste

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

Smell impacts first impression

Do your hands smell like onions? Flowers? Nothing at all? Smell manipulates … [Read More...]

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Science Daily: Training improves sense of smell

Most people with a great sense of smell aren't born with it. Rather, they learn … [Read More...]

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NGT Real Travel: Smell makes better memories

One way to make travel more memorable is by paying more attention to … [Read More...]

Science

Olfaction differences between the sexes

Can women detect smells better than men? The short answer is yes, but only for specific types of odorants, according researchers who … [Read More...]

Policy

Waterford, Conn, joins cities with fragrance bans

Policies limiting or banning the use of fragrance is a growing policy trend that we've been following closely. Today Waterford, Conn, … [Read More...]

Riffs

Smelling the past

I cracked open an ancient text, my high school yearbook. The pages appear in black and white, except for the color senior photos, which … [Read More...]