Feature

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Biodegradable bags reek of formaldehyde

I took my dogs over the our neighborhood dog park and pulled a couple of bags from the dispenser to pick up their poop. The bags are dark green and have the word "biodegradable" printed in large block letters on one side. There are also small arrows printed above the letters so dog owners know which end opens. My dog poops, and I open the bag. The odor that comes wafting out smells like glue, specifically the kind of glue that seals … [Read More...]

Noteable

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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...]

Smell impacts first impression

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

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Island Scene: Smell loss important signal

A loss of sense of smell could signal a more serious health condition, such as … [Read More...]

Do scented candles cause harm?

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

Science

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Septoplasty mutes the Scentinelle

Today I'm undergoing surgery on my nose, a septoplasty to be exact. I have a deviated septum from breaking my nose at least six times … [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

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...]