Sniffing and gasping can prevent fainting

Simple actions like sniffing and gasping for air can prevent the most common form of fainting, researchers have found.

Oct 18, 2015, 18:04 PM IST

Human sense of smell can act like GPS in the dark

Humans may lack the scent-tracking sophistication of dogs, but we can still use our nose to sniff our way out of the dark, according to a new study.

Jun 18, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

Women can really 'sniff' out things better than men

Women are really superior to men when it comes to the sense of smell, says a new study.

Nov 06, 2014, 10:38 AM IST

Dogs sniff each other`s behinds to gain info on diet, gender

Dogs sniff each other`s behinds to gather important information about the other canine`s gender, emotional state and diet, scientists say.

Jul 29, 2014, 17:00 PM IST

This dog can sniff out porn material

A golden Labrador with the Rhode Island internet crimes against children task force in the US has a perfect nose for computer hardware that can help against rising cases of child pornography.

Jul 10, 2014, 14:48 PM IST

How your nose can be a pathfinder

Researchers have found out the process behind nose becoming a pathfinder.

Apr 17, 2014, 11:31 AM IST

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.

Oct 31, 2012, 13:53 PM IST