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Exposure to tears activates human smell receptors and alters aggression-related circuits in the brain

(l-r) Drs. Hadas Lipid and Sagit Shushan, Prof. Noam Sobel, and Drs. Anton Plotkin and Elad Schneidman. Smelling good

The smell receptors in our nose are arranged according to the pleasantness scale.

Experimental apparatus for recording neural activity directly from the olfactory receptor neurons lining the olfactory epithelium in the nasal passages. Photo by Martin Kollar

The smell receptors in our noses are arranged in logical patterns according to pleasantness

Wake up and Smell the Sweat
Prof. Doron Lancet of the Weizmann Institute has identified a gene for the ability to smell the odor of sweat...