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All in the Name of Science The Scents of Spring Sensory Nutrition and Disease In the Top 10! Constant Craving Making Memories Click here for the full newsletter. ...

Jumping right in: Monell Executive Director at Venture Café How Trigeminal Nerve Signals Are Tuning the Nose Sweetened Medicine: A Little Too Sweet? The Mechanisms Behind Bitter Taste Distortions And more...

Monell Science Apprenticeship Program, 2023 Edition Explaining Taste Mysteries, Associate Director Danielle Reed at the American Philosophical Society COVID-19 Taste Loss, an International Study The Epigenetics Behind Bitter Taste Distortion And more...

A series of events to promote #SmellAndTasteTestingForAll. PA State Rep. Krajewski: Monell Center Growth Benefits West Philadelphia. From the Basics of Taste to Tasting Basics: A newly discovered taste receptor allows fruit flies to taste alkaline foods. Click here to download the full newsletter....

SCENTinel 1.1: the second iteration of Monell’s rapid smell test discriminates between smell loss and smell distortions STANA advocates for universal smell and taste testing: sign the petition here! Monell and Rowan University: at the Philadelphia Flower Show. Monell and the Fragrance Foundation: the future of chemosensory research. And...

Mehmet Hakan Ozdener, MD, PhD, leads the recent development of a new method to reprogram human taste cells into neuron-like cells. Amber Alhadeff, PhD, joins an outstanding cohort of early-career scientists honored by the New York Stem Cell Foundation. Gary Beauchamp, PhD, along with two other Philadelphia...

Synthetic Sensory Physiology, a Martin Meyerson Lecture by Dr. Dirk Trauner. Kevin Bolding, PhD, and Guillaume de Lartigue, PhD bring tools that will move our research forward in new, creative ways! Meet Robert Pellegrino, PhD. His research and background bring together food science, neuroscience, psychophysics, and even...

What makes a molecule smell, and why are noses built the way they are? Welcoming our Science Apprenticeship 2022 cohort, and celebrating fifty years of Gary Beauchamp's service and research. Amber Alhadeff Honored by Pew Trusts, and Danielle Reed writes: Chemosensory Science Under the Shadow of War. Monell,...

The Complicated World of Smell: fascinating and puzzling findings from the Mainland Lab. Finding a Sweet Spot in Flavor, Food Research, how Dr. May Cheung is helping improve the research methods of nutritionists and food scientists. Sour: The Approach-Avoid Taste. The True Prevalence of COVID-19 Taste Loss: About...

Smell Research, a chance to participate! Can Dogs Smell a Pandemic Before It Starts? Our scientists are on the forefront of bird flu surveillance technologies! What If Nothing Smells the Same? Recent Insights from Research on Parosmia and Phantosmia Our Most Popular Story of 2021: Of Worms,...