Congratulations Dr. Julie Mennella on receiving The First 1,000 Days Best N&G Research Award.
March 1, 2017

Mismatch' Between the Way Our Senses Evolved and Modern World is Making us Ill, Experts Warn.
The Independent, February 20, 2017

Building a Better Bitter - The painful pleasure of a controversial taste.
November 9, 2016

What's Really Behind our Love of Spicy Food?
November 9, 2016

The Monell Center in Philadelphia hosted the 1st US smell training workshop for anosmics.
September 24, 2016

Nancy E. Rawson returned to the Monell Chemical Senses Center as Associate Director.
August 24, 2016

Pitt Research Yields Insight into the Mystery of Smell
August 22, 2016

NIDCD Welcomes Six New Advisory Council Members
July 12, 2016

Researchers Develop a New Method to Understand How the Nose Knows to Process Odors
July 4, 2016

Unraveling the Enigma of Salty Taste Detection
February 11, 2016

Children's Ability to Detect Sugar Varies Widely
December 14, 2015

Dr. Julie Mennella, 2016 AChemS Program Chair, featured on NBC Nightly News
August 12, 2015

Smell fingerprints? Each person may have a unique sense of smell
Science Daily, June 30, 2015

Newsworthy Research From AChemS 2015 Annual Meeting
April 22-25, 2015

NIDCD Mourns the Loss of Dr. Gordon Hughes
February 23, 2015

Loss of the Sense of Smell May Predict Mortality Risk Among Older People
October 2, 2014

Few Understand Lost Sense of Smell
September 1, 2014

Making Sense of Scents: Mice Can Identify Specific Odors Amid Complex Olfactory Environments
August 3, 2014

The Discerning Fruit Fly: Linking Brain-Cell Activity and Behavior in Smell Recognition
Science Daily
June 19, 2013

Science Daily
June 3, 2013
The Unappreciated Senses
New Scientist
May 12, 2013
The New York Times
March 25, 2013

2012 AChemS Annual Meeting Press Abstracts

December 12, 2012
December 6, 2012
The New York TImes
November 15, 2012
New Smell Discovered
November 20, 2012
Animals learn to fine-tune their sniffs
October 30, 2012
Syrups with Menthol and Sucrose Prevent Cough
Medical Daily
June 12, 2012 (Posted November 5, 2012)
Related article: Sweet Minty Relief for Cough
June 11, 2012 (Posted November 5, 2012)
The Chemistry Behind Great Food Pairings
The New York Times
October 15, 2012 (Posted November 5, 2012)
Science Daily
October 8, 2012 (Posted November 5, 2012)
July 21, 2012
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
July 4, 2012
"A new model to understand the supertasting phenomenon"
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
June 21, 2012
June 5, 2012
"No new neurons in the human olfactory bulb"
May 24, 2012
Science Daily
March 22, 2012
"Few genes control neuronal function"
Science Daily
March 14, 2012

"Activating the visual cortex improves our sense of smell"
Science Daily
February 28, 2012

Book Release "That's Disgusting" by Rachel Herz
New York Times Book Review and Nature's Books and Arts

Smell Can Improve With Training, Study Suggests
International Business Times
November 21, 2011
New Mechanisms for Sweet Taste
National Public Radio
April 28, 2011
Related Abstract
March 7, 2011
Living with Taste and Smell Loss
The New York Times
April 18, 2011

Science Times covers a new study by the Sobel lab: “In Women’s Tears, a Chemical That Says, ‘Not Tonight, Dear’”
The New York Times
January 6, 2011

Click here to view the original research as published in Science Magazine.

Brain response to sweet food is related to body mass index and genetics
USA Today
December 21, 2010

Communicating what's safe to eat
August 16, 2010

Taste & Flavor Preferenes in Children: Julie Mennella’s Research Featured in Cover Story of ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists
November, 2009

Dr. James F. Battey, Jr. to Receive 2009 Kerry-Manheimer Award from Monell Center
Monell Chemical Senses Center
October 13, 2009

Scientists describe the molecular basis for the sour taste of carbonation
October 2009


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