smell

This Week in Science

Scientists Have Made Mini Brains That Behave Like Real Human Brains

It’s the first time that brain organoids have spontaneously produced brain waves similar to human brain activity.
Shayla Love
11.30.18
Smell-O-Vision

These Researchers Want to Send Smells Over the Internet

With electrodes up the nose, they made people smell things that weren’t there.
Samantha Cole
10.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Passengers Hospitalized After Mysterious 'Dirty Socks' Odor Stinks Up Plane

And a Hazmat team couldn't figure out why the smell made people sick.
River Donaghey
7.27.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This BO Breathalyzer Will Sniff Your Armpits So Your Friends Won't Have To

Consider your nose obsolete.
Drew Schwartz
6.27.18
Sex

Women With a Stronger Sense of Smell Have More Orgasms

A sensitivity to odors can also predict how both men and women alike experience sex.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
6.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Man Allegedly Smelled So Terrible His Flight Had to Make an Emergency Landing

People were reportedly puking and fainting in their seats.
River Donaghey
6.1.18
ten questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask Someone with No Sense of Smell

"I've gotten food poisoning from spoiled food that, as far as I could tell, was in otherwise perfect condition."
Luis Carreño
4.3.18
WTF

New York City Hat Shop Haunted by the Odor of Rotting Cheese

"The smell of cheese is seeping into my hat shop," says Julia Knox, owner of East Village Hats.
Mayukh Sen
12.21.17
mental health

Why Eating Disorders Affect Body Odor

Some sufferers say they observe a smell like Play-Doh, others say it's more like ammonia.
Maggie Coggan
8.29.17
cool/ew

A Jar of Sweat Helped Police Find a Missing Woman in Five Minutes

Is a jar of sweat that much better than an article of clothing?
Kaleigh Rogers
7.29.17
gif six pack

6 GIFs to Satisfy Your Chocolate Day Cravings

Digital art is calorie free.
Beckett Mufson
7.7.17
Meanwhile

Rhode Island Man Forced to Demolish His Maggoty, Rotting Clam Road

"It's like bodies decaying."
Sarah Emerson
6.14.17
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