For instance, the smell
of some items can flood us with memories and emotions.
Just as a reminder of the contrast between 'smell
cultures' and, well, nonsmell cultures, think how, in English, smells
are either nice (for which we would use a term like 'fragrant') or not nice ('smelly,' 'malodorous,' 'foul-smelling').
Tim Woodruff I had the smell
of gas this morning after eating a curry last night.
a lot like metal.
People who live or work near a refinery may know it by the smell
OLDER people with a poor sense of smell
have a greater chance of developing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, research has shown.
Apart from those whose sense of smell
is irreparably damaged, we humans get better with practice pretty quickly.
Q What's the worst and the best smell
in a day's fishing?
Symptoms: 6 You have a runny nose, your nose is blocked and you've lost your sense of smell
Our super-sniffers blind tested perfumes and aftershaves, adding marks out of five for smell
, for value for money and staying power.
AMUM-OF-TWO has spoken for the first time about what it's like to suddenly lose your sense of smell
In an analogy to medicine, where great doctors are said to be able to smell
a disease before any formal diagnosis, Suryanarayana, Samarthyam, and Sharma explain how software designers can improve the quality their software and reduce technical debt by learning to smell
weaknesses and defects in their designs that would otherwise become apparent only when it became necessary to correct them or account for them.
DIABETES A sign of undiagnosed Type 1 diabetes is a faint smell
of pear drops, or ammonia, on the breath.
These regions receive crude olfactory information very early in the brain's smell
processing pathways, a new study finds, which may explain why people have a hard time identifying odors.
I have a sensitive nose and, like a human bloodhound, I can smell
things way before, and long after, everybody else.