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How do the mechanics of smell work?

http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/2989/how-do-the-mechanics-of-smell-work A STAFF REPORT FROM THE STRAIGHT DOPE SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD How do the mechanics of smell work? April 22, 2008 Dear Straight Dope: When an aroma reaches whatever internal sinus patch is responsible for the sense of smell, what … Continue reading

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Eye lens and nose cells for smelling have same origin

(http://phys.org/news103451117.html) A team of researchers at UmeĆ„ University in Sweden have discovered a unique mechanism by which the same signal molecule determines the formation of the both the lens of the eye and the olfactory cells of the nose. Smell … Continue reading

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