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Editing for Sensory Language Part 2 SMELL

~ The Olfactory Sense: Using Our Nose ~

Smell is one of the most powerful of our senses. Smell forms and solidifies memories and evokes the emotions. 429 more words



Petrichor….the smell of the rain.  I learned that word recently. With the surfeit of rain we have had here in the northeast, it has become not only a frequent visitor,  but evocative of one of those smells that lingers in my mind.   685 more words

The Human Sense Of Smell: Not So Weak After All

Interesting science. We basically have less receptors but more neurons. So it sounds like we have perhaps higher resolution but from shorter distances…

Science And Technology

Why Your Sense Of Smell Is Better Than You Might Think Listen

Turns out humans are better at smelling than you might think.

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Smell, the thinking goes, is not our strongest sense. 677 more words

Daily News

Turkey Vultures prefer their road-kill to be fresh

by Dave Hanks

Scientists, as a result of poor concepts involved in conducting experiments, concluded that birds could not smell. However, better devised experiments of more recent times have shown that birds can indeed smell. 221 more words


The sense of smell

Psalm 115:5-7 describes some characteristics of idols, contrasting them with God.

They have mouths, but do not speak;
    eyes, but do not see.
They have ears, but do not hear;

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Bible Study

The Fates of Noses

It’s not always true that where there’s smoke, there’s fire, not in the strictest sense. Vita sees no fire at all as she looks down from her balcony. 3,334 more words