Popular mosquito catcher in Japan uses human odour as bait
Popular mosquito catcher in Japan uses human odour as bait

A novel mosquito trap that lures its prey using human scent and other smells favoured by the critter is creating a buzz as Japan frets about the spread of dengue fever.

Foods that make you smell bad

The way in which we eat food influences our body odour as well as our breath.

Sweat-eating bacteria may improve skin health

Bacteria that metabolise ammonia, a major component of sweat, may improve skin health and could be used for the treatment of skin disorders, such as acne or chronic wounds, scientists say.

Soon, sweat to power small electronic devices

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have designed a sensor in the form of a temporary tattoo that can monitor a person`s progress during exercises. It can also generate electricity from their perspiration.

Sweat can reduce anti-bacterial properties of brass objects

Human sweat can reduce the effectiveness of bacteria-fighting brass objects in hospitals and schools after just an hour of coming into contact with them, according to a new study.

Your dermatologist’s guide to body odour!

I am sure nobody wants to smell nasty or wants to have body odour. Although it just happens somehow causing us shame, discomfort and stress because of its unpredictability and recurrence.

Body odour changes people`s perception of a woman

Stressed about your job interview? Those sweaty palms may be a deal-breaker!
The smell of stressed women may make them come across as incompetent and untrustworthy to others, a new study has claimed.

Machine turns sweat into drinking water in Sweden

Drinking another person`s sweat may sound obnoxious, but a machine that takes sweat-laden clothes and turns the moisture into drinking water has been launched in Sweden.

Now, machine that transforms your sweat into drinkable water

A group of Swedish engineers have developed a machine that converts sweat from gym clothes into drinking water.

Now, waterproof fabric that drains sweat

Bioengineers at the University of California, Davis have invented waterproof fabrics that whisk away sweat, using microfluidic technology.

Sweat predicts aggression in children

Lower levels of sweat, as measured by skin conductance activity (SCA), have been linked with conduct disorder and aggressive behavior in children and adolescents.

Delhiites left sweating as humidity rises

Despite a pleasant spell and
early morning showers, Delhiites on Tuesday sweated as humidity
rose to unbearable levels.

Sweat, stretch, smile with Bikram Yoga

How about sweating it out in a room at a temperature of 41 degrees Celsius?

Sweat, stretch, smile with Bikram Yoga

How about sweating it out in a room at a temperature of 41 degrees Celsius?

Sweat, stretch, smile with Bikram Yoga

How about sweating it out in a room at a temperature of 41 degrees Celsius?

Women really do sweat far less than men

The adage ‘men perspire, women glow’ seems to be correct.

Sweat ‘doesn’t cleanse body’: Experts

Experts have challenged the idea that human body can sweat out toxins.

Sweat ‘doesn’t cleanse body’: Experts

Experts have challenged the idea that human body can sweat out toxins.