Jul 14, 2014 — You and your friends may have more than music and movies in common. Friends typically have more genetic similarities than strangers, researchers say. That may have evolutionary advantages.
Mar 20, 2014 — The human nose may be able to distinguish more than a trillion different odors and fragrances, research hints. If true, our noses are much more discerning with smells than our eyes are with color.
Oct 29, 2013 — Scentee draws power from an iPhone to blast you with the smell of hearty meat or lavender. But could the synthetic smell of meat trick your brain into thinking you're eating meat instead of plain rice?
Nov 23, 2012 — In the wake of delicious Thanksgiving smells, commentator Barbara J. King considers a new discovery about how we smell. If there's white color and white noise, is there white smell, too?
Sep 14, 2012 — From stinky, crushed bugs to fresh citrus aromas, cilantro's flavor profile is a contentious issue. But is our opinion of the herb hard-wired in our genes, or can we learn to enjoy it? Scientists say maybe it's both.
Mar 21, 2012 — People take smaller bites when a food has a strong aroma. That explains why we nibble on unfamiliar foods. But it also might be a way for people to eat less without feeling deprived.
Jun 21, 2010 — New Jersey — the Garden State or the Armpit of America? Chances are you've heard more of the latter. A new campaign called "Jersey Doesn't Stink" is out to debunk the state's smelly reputation.