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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Zapping the Olfactory Bulb Produces Phantom Smells
Zapping the Olfactory Bulb Produces Phantom Smells
Shawna Williams | Nov 27, 2018
Researchers envision a cochlear implant–like device for the nose to give people with impaired olfaction a sense of smell.
Image of the Day: Smell You Later  
Image of the Day: Smell You Later  
The Scientist Staff | Sep 5, 2017
Scientists demonstrate that just the right amount of inflammation after an injury to a mouse’s olfactory epithelium is key for regenerating cells important for smell.
Resurrecting Smells
Resurrecting Smells
The Scientist Staff | Oct 31, 2016
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.
Sniffing out Alzheimer’s
Sniffing out Alzheimer’s
Jef Akst | Oct 9, 2013
A peanut-butter smell test could help diagnose the neurodegenerative disease in its early stages.
Get a Whiff of This
Get a Whiff of This
Mary Beth Aberlin | Sep 30, 2013
An issue devoted to the latest research on how smells lead to actions