aromas

Baked potato triggers positive memories!


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) The smell of a baked potato can actually make us feel happier, scientists say.Researchers have discovered that the aromas given off during the cooking process can ... Read more...

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Itar festival — a sensory treat!


January 29th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The mellow fragrance of lavender comes wafting, men in traditional clothes beat drums, curious customers scrutinise little transparent bottles -- it's a scene out of ... Read more...

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‘Spy Kids’ - a 4D movie you can smell


July 1st, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) After enjoying the action-adventure of 3D movies, there's a new experience in store with the fourth instalment of Warner Bros' "Spy Kids" - audiences will ... Read more...

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The Mennonites: A lesser known community in Mexico


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 3 (IANS/EFE) The German-speaking Mennonite community in Mexico - who came from Canada in search of cheap land and "greater respect for their way of life" - ... Read more...

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Get high on a trip to tequila haven


February 6th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Tequila (Mexico), Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) Take a trip to southwest Mexico and you will get high by just seeing the 250-year-old tequila making process -- the famous alcoholic beverage that you have ... Read more...

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Food fables: Eatables have a story to tell


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Food was once a good word. It symbolised fulfilment, nutrition and well-being. But when did it all change? When did we become such guilt-ridden ... Read more...

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For men, aroma of pumpkin is a real turn-on!


November 25th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): For all those women who have been trying to find the fragrance destined to drive their men wild, here's a suggestion: Look no further than the kitchen.A new ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Men love ‘the scent of roast dinner on women’


October 29th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Forget expensive fragrances and instead dunk your head in a pot of Sunday roast for that's what men love in women - the scent of a roast dinner.A ... Read more...

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TV images to come alive with evocative aromas


October 21st, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Scientists are working on an amazing gadget that releases evocative aromas to match TV or computer images. The Smell-O-Vision style device will waft delicious cooking smells when a ... Read more...

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Katy Perry to launch her perfume line


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI) (ANI): American songwriter and singer Katy Perry is set to launch a feline-themed fragrance later this year.The singer, who has long talked of her love of cats, ... Read more...

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MAX UNVEILS MEGA extraaa innings T20 FOR DLF IPL 2010


March 11th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):: MAX, India's Premium Hindi Movies and Special Events channel and the official broadcaster of the DLF IPL, is all set to bring to your homes, the ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Root beer-scented roses!


February 13th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Scientists are genetically engineering roses so that the flowers can produce custom-made aromas.According to scientists from Florida, who have identified genes in flowers that produce the various oils ... Read more...

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Complex smells can make food more satisfying


February 10th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Including complex smells into what you eat could pave way for more satisfying foods, say researchers.The study, by Rianne Ruijschop at Nizo Food Research in Ede, the Netherlands, ... Read more...

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Brain selective about retaining key smells out of thousands


February 8th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 8 (IANS) Every single moment the brain is forced to process thousands of separate odours from the world around us. Through a new study of honeybees, scientists have discovered the ... Read more...

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Acacia plant can release chemicals to stop ants from interfering in pollination


December 28th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 28 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that the acacia plant can stop ants from interfering in their pollination process, by producing chemicals that send the approaching insects ... Read more...

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Aroma can quench hunger pangs, fight obesity


December 17th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) The aroma of foods could become a new weapon in the battle of the bulge by quenching hunger pangs. A real possibility does exist for developing a new generation ... Read more...

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Food aromas that make us feel full may help fight obesity


December 17th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Usually the tempting smell of food is linked to hunger pangs, but scientists in the Netherlands think that foods can be engineered to release satiating aromas during chewing. ... Read more...

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How some aromas are bound up in our memories


November 10th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Some aromas get etched into our memories since childhood, and now researchers at Weizmann Institute have found the scientific basis of this connection.According to graduate student Yaara Yeshurun, ... Read more...

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Pammi launches her own brand of perfume


November 9th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): 'Baywatch' babe Pamela Anderson has become the latest celebrity to launch her own brand of perfume.Anderson, 42, wore a milk maid-style white dress on November 8 as she ... Read more...

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Ground beetles can produce orange-scented aromas as predator repellents


August 14th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that ground beetles produce orange scented aromas as predator repellents.The research by Stevens Institute of Technology Professor Athula Attygalle and his ... Read more...

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What gives lip-smacking chips that perfect aroma


February 9th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 9 (ANI): Ever wondered what exactly creates that perfect aroma that sends you drooling while walking past a chip shop? Well, food scientists at Leeds University say that a ... Read more...

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Watermelon is a natural Viagra


October 13th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Want to steam up your rocky bedroom life? Well, you can rekindle your passion just by eating six slices of watermelon.The juicy fruit delivers Viagra-like effects to ... Read more...

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Smell a rose to get sweet dreams


September 22nd, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Exposure to sweet and pleasant aromas while sleeping can affect your dreams positively, while a bad odour can have a negative impact, according to a new study. ... Read more...

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Teaching the British how to cook fish better


July 25th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 25 (IANS) It's like teaching ducks to take to water, but an Indian chef is intent on teaching the British how to cook fish. There's more to the ... Read more...

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Air pollution destroying flowers fragrance


April 11th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by admin
London, April 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Virginia have shown that air pollution from power plants and automobiles is wiping out the fragrance of flowers and thus hampering the ... Read more...

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Like wine, ham is also complex on the nose


December 23rd, 2007 - 6:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Like fine wine, ham is also far more chemically complicated than previously thought as far as its aromas are concerned, say researchers.The study, led by Huanlu Song, a ... Read more...

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