smell

Smell-O-Vision

These Researchers Want to Send Smells Over the Internet

With electrodes up the nose, they made people smell things that weren’t there.
Samantha Cole
10.19.18
cool/ew

A Jar of Sweat Helped Police Find a Missing Woman in Five Minutes

Is a jar of sweat that much better than an article of clothing?
Kaleigh Rogers
7.29.17
Meanwhile

Rhode Island Man Forced to Demolish His Maggoty, Rotting Clam Road

"It's like bodies decaying."
Sarah Emerson
6.14.17
christmas

What It’s Like To Lose Your Sense Of Taste And Smell

The holidays are all about food. So what happens when you can’t taste or smell?
Emily Senger
1.2.17
Science

3D-Printing Explains Why Your Food Smells So Good

3D printing may have just solved the mystery of how we smell our food instead of choking on it.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.15.15
Munchies

This Odd-Looking VR Headset Can Change the Taste of Your Food

The idea is to change humans, not the food itself.
Emiko Jozuka
10.7.15
New York

Multisensory Cinema Adds Smell and Touch to VR Worlds

In "The Feelies," artists and scientists virtually transport participants to New York and Jordan.
Emiko Jozuka
7.28.15
Culture

Losing Your Sense of Smell Really Stinks

Anosmia—an inability to smell—is more common than blindness or deafness, and it can be more isolating than you think.
Kate Samuelson
6.25.15
robots

The Most Valiant Attempts to Program Our Five Senses Into Robots

Because the only thing better than stopping to smell the roses is letting a machine do it for you.
Alexandra Ossola
9.25.14
robots

Robots Can Smell Now

The "e-nose" can recognize alcohol, blood, urine, and sweat.
Becky Ferreira
7.24.14
Motherboard Blog

What the Internet of Smells Will Smell Like

Not many people have been wondering why the internet doesn’t have a nose. But some have.
Gavin Haynes
7.1.13