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*  Sweet smell
What makes one smell pleasant and another odious? Is there something in the chemistry of a substance that can serve to predict ... Sweet smell. 19.09.2007. Weizmann Institute scientists discover the pleasantness of an odor can be predicted from its molecular ... Sobel: 'Our findings show that the way we perceive smells is at least partially hard-wired in the brain. Although there is a ... In other words, they were able to predict the level of pleasantness quite well, even for unfamiliar smells. They noted that, ...
http://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/physics-astronomy/report-91265.html
*  Smell of success for nanobiosensors
... 16.05.2006. Modern-day doctors may soon start using smell to detect the early warning ... Moreover, smell technology could, for example, be used to detect rotten food, test cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, identify ... These tiny bioelectronic sensors, he says, represent a 'major leap forward' in smell technology and a clear example of a ... "The potential uses of smell technology are endless," notes Josep Samitier, the coordinator of the SPOT-NOSED project that ...
http://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/medical-technology/report-59065.html
*  Worms know bad food when they smell it
Even worms, researchers have now shown, quickly learn to avoid smells associated with foods that have made them ill. ... The smell elicits an instant wave of nausea." That aversion is triggered by signals that the olfactory system sends to the ... One of C. elegans fundamental behaviors is movement toward food based on its sense of smell. In the laboratory, this often ...
https://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/medicine-health/report-51511.html
*  Researchers Isolate Genes for Mosquito s Sense of Smell
Previous studies have found that a female s sense of smell is dulled after feeding on human blood. Zwiebel says he and co- ... The four candidates the team found were all active in the antennae and mouthparts of the mosquito, where its sense of smell ...
http://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/report-6287.html
*  Study: Nose doesn t smell like the eyes see
"The sense of smell needs to be sensitive, but amplification isn t the only way to improve sensitivity." For example, the cells ... These are most likely the reasons why mice and dogs have a heightened sense of smell compared to people, says Yau. ... The textbooks say that our sense of smell converts odors into brain signals just like our vision converts light into brain ...
http://www.innovations-report.com/hrml/reports/studies/report-46515.html
*  Duck-billed dino crests not linked to sense of smell
... 25.01.2006 ... the sense of smell. Speculation about their function has led to ... and that the primary region of the sense of smell was located right in front of the eyes - and coincidentally, that s where it ... as we would expect if the crest was used for the sense of smell," Evans says. ... that the crests evolved to increase the animal s sense of smell. "From the brain case, there s no indication that the nerves ...
https://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/report-54331.html
*  Plant Defense as a Biotech Tool
SMELL ENZYME ACTIVITY. The acib-researchers Margit Winkler, Elisa Lanfranchi and Anton Glieder finally made a find in the white ... "When you rub a young fern leave between the fingers, it smells of hydrocyanic acid and benzaldehyde (similar to marzipan), ...
http://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/plant-defense-as-a-biotech-tool.html
*  Forschungszentrum caesar: Press releases
Sperm cannot detect smells. According to a 2003 study by German and American scientists, a component of the Lily of the Valley ...
https://www.innovations-report.com/html/press-releases/profile-459/index.html
*  Scientists discover the gene that causes the smell of the earth and leads camels to water
A smell, it is believed, that enables camels to find water in the desert. The 'earthy' smell is caused by geosmin, a chemical ... Gardeners may delight in the smell of geosmin in freshly turned soil but the smell is less welcome when it is produced by ... "The smell of Streptomyces may be a matter of life and death to the camel" said Professor Keith Chater (Head of Molecular ... The JIC researchers tracked down the source of Streptomyces' smell to one gene out of the 8,000 that make up its complete ...
http://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/report-16271.html
*  Tasting maple syrup, for science
Tasting and smelling the product And maple syrup science really is a nose - and mouth - science. The technical term is ...
http://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/report-56875.html
*  Bacteria reveal secret of adaptation at Evolution Canyon
Smelling the forest - not the trees 12.12.2018 , Universität Konstanz All articles from Life Sciences ,,,. The most recent ...
https://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/report-115035.html
*  Gene Therapy Prevents Neurodegenerative Disease
Smelling the forest - not the trees 12.12.2018 , Universität Konstanz All articles from Life Sciences ,,,. The most recent ...
https://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/report-30949.html
*  Smac-ing lung cancer to death
Smelling the forest - not the trees 12.12.2018 , Universität Konstanz All articles from Life Sciences ,,,. The most recent ...
https://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/report-96172.html
*  Lack of Gene Expression Associated with Ovarian Cancer
Smelling the forest - not the trees 12.12.2018 , Universität Konstanz All articles from Life Sciences ,,,. The most recent ...
https://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/report-50741.html
*  Worm-tracking challenge leads to new tool for brain research
Smelling the forest - not the trees 12.12.2018 , Universität Konstanz All articles from Life Sciences ,,,. The most recent ...
https://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/worm-tracking-challenge-leads-tool-brain-research-183129.html
*  Recognizing pathogenic invaders
Smelling the forest - not the trees 12.12.2018 , Universität Konstanz All articles from Life Sciences ,,,. The most recent ...
https://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/recognizing-pathogenic-invaders-184353.html
*  Research to spotlight carbon monoxide benefits
Smelling the forest - not the trees 12.12.2018 , Universität Konstanz All articles from Life Sciences ,,,. The most recent ...
https://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/report-77352.html
*  Animal with the Most Genes? A Tiny Crustacean
Smelling the forest - not the trees 12.12.2018 , Universität Konstanz All articles from Life Sciences ,,,. The most recent ...
https://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/animal-genes-a-tiny-crustacean-169660.html
*  Genetically enhancing the scent of flowers
And yet, smell is not just what we smell with our noses, it's also what we taste, explains Prof. Alexander Vainstein, who is ... Smell plays an important role in our lives: It influences the way in which we choose fruit and vegetables, perfume, and even a ... Floral scents are also one of the most popular smells and the perfume industry expends a great deal of effort trying to ... Utilizing natural components will increase and change not only the smell of fruit and vegetables, but also influence the ...
https://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/genetically-enhancing-scent-flowers-119663.html
*  Fruit flies use olfactory cues to detect healthy antioxidants in their food
Because flies cannot smell the antioxidants directly, ethylphenols provide reliable cues for the presence of these protective ... Fruit flies are not able to smell hydroxycinnamic acids directly. However, yeasts metabolize the antioxidants and produce ...
http://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/fruit-flies-use-olfactory-cues-to-detect-healthy-antioxidants-in-their-food.html
*  Roses get celery gene to help fight disease
The genetically modified roses currently growing in NC State test beds look and smell like "normal" roses. Now the roses will ...
http://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life-sciences/roses-celery-gene-fight-disease-169964.html