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The Brain Knows What the Nose Smells, But How?
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, nose, smells, scent, receptors )

- 2809 days ago -
Mice know fear. And they know to fear the scent of a predator. But how do their brains quickly figure out with a sniff that a cat is nearby?It's a complex process that starts with the scent being picked up by specific receptors in their noses.
The Nose Knows
Science & Tech  (tags: nose, olfactory sensations, smell, odors, taste, tasting )

- 3726 days ago -
Life's no fun without olfactory input We all know that from having our noses stuffed up with a cold and being unable to really taste anything. But the nose, scientists say, is also a great trigger of memories.

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