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Scents and Sense Ability
Can a machine identify odors better than a human nose? What makes certain flavors evoke an almost emotional response? Check out the scientific surprises behind taste and smell!

Interview: Rebecca Roberts talks with Craig Warren about the physiology of smell and why it is such an evocative sense. Join in.

Watch: Springboard’s Andy Jordan explores whether the human nose can ever be replaced by an artificial nose. Real 56k, or Quicktime.  get the player

Vote: If you had to be without one of your senses for the rest of your life, which would it be?   Taste  Smell  Hearing  Sight  Touch 

Research: Want to learn more about artificial noses and taste sensors? Here are some places to start.

Discuss: Tell us about your most memorable sensory experience. What's your opinion?


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