smell

For People Who Can’t Smell, Life Can Be Full Of Peril

For People Who Can’t Smell, Life Can Be Full Of Peril

A recent study is one of the first to highlight the plights faced by a small segment of the population: people who can’t smell the world around them normally. In it, sufferers describe feeling depressed, unable to enjoy eating, and sometimes even scared for their lives.

Mice Regain Their Sense Of Smell After New Stem Cell Therapy

Mice Regain Their Sense Of Smell After New Stem Cell Therapy

Smells, like the tangy scent of the ocean or the acrid odor of smoke, are powerful cues that shape our memories and warn us of imminent threats. But for approximately 12 per cent of Americans over the age of 40, this crucial sense is significantly reduced or absent altogether. While scientists…

Why Does Dog Poop Smell Bad To Us But Good To Dogs?

There are some things we can all agree on. For instance: The fact that poo smells bad. There are some contrarians out there — fetishists, primary school class clowns and so on — but for the most part this issue transcends the usual divisions.