May Day

may-pole-daisies-600kbContinuing with the theme of scents in the natural world, it feels right that this should be linked, where possible, with natural seasons and cycles. In our contemporary world, it might seem that our day-to-day lives are less connected with these natural cycles than they were in days gone by, when seasonal celebrations marked the year. May Day, the 1st of May, is just one example. It is a celebration of the coming of summer, and falls exactly six months on from Samhain, now marked as Continue reading

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Google Nose: Lights on the sense of SMELL!

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Google Nose – Are you ready for it?

Have you tried it yet? You know what I’m talking about, can’t you smell it?? It’s Google Nose! The newest feature launched by Google that allows you to add scent to your Search experience. Amazing, isn’t it?? Such a shame though, as.. it’s just Continue reading

Happy 2013 – Time to Take Off!

2013Happy New Year everyone! We all hope you had nice holidays and celebrations, now it’s time to go back to work for a new and exciting year! Especially here at Scent Sciences…things are getting VERY exciting (and fast-paced!). Looks like the next few weeks are going to be…THE RIGHT ONES! Stay tuned;)

On that note, there is one particular event that here at Scent Sciences we are looking forward to: the ScentWorld expo. Taking place in Downtown New York City from February 6th, 2013 through February 8th, 2013 the ScentWorld expo will be Continue reading

A Scented Instrument? Nothing new…!

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The “smell organ” as illustrated by Frank R. Paul in the June 1922 issue of Science and Invention

This week I ran into something really, really, really cool. Have you ever thought of an instrument that can play…scents?? I swear when I read this is I was totally shocked! Although there’s no evidence this was ever actually constructed, the idea is Continue reading

Greetings from Scent Sciences President & CEO, Bill Wiles

As  Scent Sciences  continues to grow I thought I would share on the blog why we are all very excited about where we and the scent world are going.   If you are a long-time follower of Scent Sciences you will have watched us grow from a scent emitting device company to one with a unique disruptive technology platform incorporating an industry standard API, software suite, scent delivery devices and proprietary scent technologies.  So, why is this exciting?  We now have Continue reading

So Do You Think It’s (Real) Fart?

Sometimes we can guess that smell without seeing it.  I think you know what I am talking about … fart! It is the unpleasant, funny and disgusting scent that we all want to avoid.  And I know some people who fart frequently.  According to KidsHealth.org, a fart is made of gas which results from undigested food, swallowed air or lactose intolerance.  That’s why it’s important to chew or check our food carefully. Continue reading

Scents: The Next Big Thing on e-Books?

Do you love reading novels? It is interesting how technology changed the way we read. Well, I used to be a fanatic, and this was way back in the comics’ days. Fast-forward, and I’m still one of those who prefers to read novels in the traditional way. Actually, I have been thinking of getting an e-book for awhile. My interest in it came back today when I thought about the possibility of having a ScentEnabled version.

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The Sweet Smell of Chocolate

Hello everyone! My name is Tin Dao and I will be a new blogger for Scent Sciences. So look for future blogs by me!

I know that many of you love eating chocolate. I know that for a fact I splurge on chocolate a little too much…but

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Boston Museum of Science incoporates scent.

The Boston Museum is making their museum more accessible to people with special learning needs, by adding items you can physically touch, hear and smell. Over the past 25 years they have tried to find ways for everyone to enjoy their museum. It all started out with natural history habitats, where visitors were able to touch things like deer antlers. Soon after that audio descriptions was added and on top of that scent.

They try to be accessible to people with all kinds of learning disabilities, like autism. Continue reading

Victory: How does it smell like?

Have you ever thought of a scent of Victory…? As the Summer 2012 London Olympics started, florist Hanna Emery has been overseeing the production of more than 1,100 bouquets which last up to five days if put in water. Each bouquet features home-grown roses, lavender, rosemary, mint and wheat, a good combination that increases cognitive performance and Continue reading