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Human-like nose to sniff out bacteria in drinking water

In a first, researchers have developed a bio-electronic nose that can detect traces of bacteria in water by smelling it without the need for complex equipment and testing.

5 cool things about your nose revealed

The job of a person`s nose is not just restricted to breathing and smelling.

Animals fine-tune smell to survive

Just as wine or tea tasters have to focus certain senses, animals too fine-tune the sense of smell as part of their survival tactics, new research has found.

Smelling carbon-dioxide can impact ageing

Specific odours that represent food are capable of altering an animal`s lifespan and physiological profile by activating a small number of highly specialised sensory neurons, says a new study.

Smelling carbon-dioxide can impact ageing

Specific odours that represent food are capable of altering an animal`s lifespan and physiological profile by activating a small number of highly specialised sensory neurons, says a new study.