Sense
A sense is a physiological capacity of organisms that provides data for perception. The senses and their operation, classification, and theory are overlapping topics studied by a variety of fields, mo...
Sense - Wikipedia
Odd reason some guys have fewer sex partners
Men who were born without a sense of smell report having far fewer sexual partners than other men do, and women with the same disorder report being more insecure
Vision & Microgravity...Can We See the Connection?
What do nutrition and genetics have in common? They could all be linked to vision problems experienced by some astronauts. We see people going up to space with perfect vision, but need glasses when th...
No more bad backs or migraines! Scientists crack the secret of why some people can't feel pain - and the breakthrough could lead to 'super painkillers'
A rare genetic condition that makes some people unable to feel pain has been recreated in the lab for the first time - and it could point to a painless future for millions of people. Scientists used m...
New study shows that taste, like all reality, is but a fragile illusion
You probably know that we perceive five basic tastes, and that taste has something to do with the tongue and the brain. But a new study shows just how weird our perception of reality truly is: Scienti...
Scientists discover how to 'turn off' pain by altering chemistry in the brain
Patients can be made more resistant to pain by altering the structure of their brains, scientists believe. New research has raised the possibility of creating more effective treatments for people who ...
Stanford Engineers Create Artificial Skin That Can Send Pressure Sensation To Brain Cell
Stanford engineers have created a plastic "skin" that can detect how hard it is being pressed and generate an electric signal to deliver this sensory input directly to a living brain cell. Zhenan Bao,...
The Myopia Boom : More Time Outdoors Helps Kids' Short-Sightedness
The southern city of Guangzhou has long held the largest eye hospital in China. But about five years ago, it became clear that the Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center needed to expand. More and more children ...
How to See Without Glasses
Can you keep Psy in focus?
The 8 Minute Surgery That Will Give You Superhuman Vision. Forever
A new bionic eye lens currently in development would give humans 3x 20/20 vision, at any age. The lens, named the Ocumetics Bionic Lens, was developed by Dr. Garth Webb, an optometrist in British Colu...
Quantum Technology Probes Ultimate Limits Of Vision
An experiment to test the limits of human vision has provided the strongest evidence yet that our eyes can sense flashes of light as feeble as three photons. The study, which involves firing photons i...
Human noses: Quantum smelling devices
Current theories have been unable to account our ability to perceive a seemingly infinite variety of new smells from a limited repertoire of receptors. A perfumer and biophysicist named Luca Turin, h...
Minty? Lemony? Humans Smell 10 Types of Odors
From fruity to minty to popcorn-y, all smells can be classified as one of 10 types of aroma, scientists say...
How One Moth Species Can Jam Bats' Sonar Systems
Bertholdia trigona, a moth native to the Arizona desert, emits ultrasonic clicks at a rate of 4,500 times per second to blur bats' acoustic vision
Bumblebees Sense Electric Fields in Flowers - Scientific American
Electroreception may help pollinators to guess where others have already fed on nectar