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Oct 9, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The telltale aroma of beer first evolved, not to tempt thirsty people, but to attract fruit flies. Continue reading →
Aug 14, 2014 01:23 PM ET
A new study argues that the antiperspirant we've all been using on a daily basis might actually be making matters worse in the olfactory realm. Tara presents the malodorous details of the research.
Jul 16, 2014 01:14 PM ET
Smelling bad doesn't offer humans much in the way of advantages, but not so for the silverback gorilla. The giant creature is pretty savvy about the benefits of its stench, and, like its charm, it can turn the B.O. on an off like a switch.
Jun 22, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
From a bulletproof car to an aerial sports drone to an electric Harley to an aerodynamic World Cup ball, this week, it's all about the action.
Jun 17, 2014 09:45 AM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
Odorific messages, called oNotes, add a new dimension to telecommunication.
Feb 27, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Male goats emit a sexually-stimulating scent that goes right to a female's brain for an immediate turn-on. Continue reading →
Feb 15, 2014 08:54 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Want to send flower scents to friends or a home-cooking smell to family? The oPhone could do it. Continue reading →
May 9, 2013 12:44 PM ET // Jesse Emspak
In the presence of extreme stench, one robot feigns fainting; the other says "Emergency taking place!" Continue reading →