Feature

Happy Thanksgiving

Taking the holiday off. Hope yours is filled with wonderful aromas! … [Read More...]

Noteable

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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...]

Smell impacts first impression

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

Science

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Some prescription medicines dim sense of smell

Some of the most common medications used by Americans cause zinc deficiency, including: the blood pressure medicines, called ACE … [Read More...]

Policy

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Should you wear scented products to work?

Employers have begun asking workers to refrain from wearing and using scented personal and cleaning products at work. Now there are at … [Read More...]

Riffs

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Fresh vanilla beans inspire new tradition

Vanilla beans grow on orchids, something I didn't know until a dear friend showed me the budding plants in her yard. Each year she … [Read More...]