News tagged with bad smells

Odor suppression causes bad wine smell

( —A bad, musty smell sometimes ruins a bottle of corked wine. Since the 1990s, researchers have known that this unpleasant odor comes from the chemical 2,4,6-trichloroanisole (TCA), which forms when a fungus that ...

dateSep 17, 2013 in Other report
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Early scents really do get 'etched' in the brain

Common experience tells us that particular scents of childhood can leave quite an impression, for better or for worse. Now, researchers reporting the results of a brain imaging study online on November 5th in Current Biology ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Neuroscience
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