Scent-free policies generally unjustified
- What Smells? Young, Christopher A. // Pollution Engineering;May2010, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p23
The article focuses on the association between odor and smell., in which the former emerged from the combination of various substances and interactions. It mentions that the extent of the smell of an odor is defined based from the frequency, intensity, duration, and offensiveness (FIDO) factors....
- What's the Big Deal about Pig Odor? Koppelman, Alex // Progressive Populist;4/1/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p15
The article focuses on the $1.79 million appropriation for the swine odor and manure management in Iowa. It imparts that pig odor is a dangerous stuff which causes serious ailments and health problems to humans. It mentions a study in North Carolina which shows the dangerous effects of swine...
- Predicting Odor Perceptual Similarity from Odor Structure. Snitz, Kobi; Yablonka, Adi; Weiss, Tali; Frumin, Idan; Khan, Rehan M.; Sobel, Noam // PLoS Computational Biology;Sep2013, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p1
To understand the brain mechanisms of olfaction we must understand the rules that govern the link between odorant structure and odorant perception. Natural odors are in fact mixtures made of many molecules, and there is currently no method to look at the molecular structure of such...
- Environmental Medicine Update. Marchese, Marianne // Townsend Letter;Nov2009, Issue 316, p35
The article focuses on the highly rated treatments for multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS), a condition in which a person experiences negative health effects in many organ systems from exposure to low levels of common chemicals. It cites the reason why all people do not have symptoms of MCS. It...
- Chapter 29: Unproved and controversial methods and theories in allergy-immunology. Shah, Rachna; Greenberger, Paul A. // Allergy & Asthma Proceedings;May/Jun2012 Supplement, Vol. 33, p100
Unproved methods and controversial theories in the diagnosis and management of allergy-immunology are those that lack scientific credibility. Some definitions are provided for perspective because in chronic medical conditions, frequently, nonscientifically based treatments are developed that can...
- SNIFF! SNIFF! // Odyssey;Jan2003, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p48
Focuses on the effect of odors on an individual. Effect of odors on moods and emotions; Number of smell receptors in an individual.
- Bread with benefits. // British Baker;11/16/2012, p31
The article focuses on the study conducted by French researchers which discovered that the aroma of fresh bread can trigger positive mood to people.
- Feeling Overwhelmed? Stop And Smell The Roses. // Tennessee Tribune;1/6/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p6B
The article presents research which reveals that people exposed to mixed floral aroma completed memory-testing portions of neuropsychological tests faster than those who were not exposed to rose aroma.
- Endogenous Odor Control of Animal Runway Performance: Generality, Questions, and Utility. Davis, Stephen F.; Kring, Jason P. // Psychological Record;Summer99, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p396
Provides information on a study which explored theoretical issues and documented some uses to which odor-based responding has been put as an assay for drug effects. Odor control and attempts to isolate the source of odor production; Odor-donor procedure and the influence of motivational state;...