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Smell May Be Possible Without Olfactory Bulbs
Smell May Be Possible Without Olfactory Bulbs
A study identifies five women who have a functioning sense of smell despite an apparent lack of olfactory bulbs—the region of the brain that processes odors.
Smell May Be Possible Without Olfactory Bulbs
Smell May Be Possible Without Olfactory Bulbs

A study identifies five women who have a functioning sense of smell despite an apparent lack of olfactory bulbs—the region of the brain that processes odors.

A study identifies five women who have a functioning sense of smell despite an apparent lack of olfactory bulbs—the region of the brain that processes odors.

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Stem Cells Delivered to the Nose Restore Mice’s Ability to Smell
Kerry Grens | May 30, 2019 | 2 min read
The introduced cells engrafted in the nose, became olfactory sensory neurons, and sent axons to the animals’ brains.
Zapping the Olfactory Bulb Produces Phantom Smells
Shawna Williams | Nov 27, 2018 | 2 min read
Researchers envision a cochlear implant–like device for the nose to give people with impaired olfaction a sense of smell.
Regularly Whiffing Essential Oils Can Retrain Lost Sense of Smell
Kerry Grens | Nov 1, 2016 | 4 min read
The simple therapy likely exploits the neural plasticity of the olfactory system.
Nosing Around
Mary Beth Aberlin | Nov 1, 2016 | 3 min read
Covering neuroscience research means choosing from an embarrassment of riches.
Resurrecting Smells
The Scientist Staff | Oct 31, 2016 | 1 min read
Visit the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, where researchers are striving to find a cure for anosmia, the loss of a sense of smell.
Sensing Gene Therapy
Sabrina Richards | Mar 31, 2013 | 5 min read
Scientists are using genetic techniques to target diseases that affect how we see, hear, smell, taste, and feel.
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