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The science of smell

R. H. Wright

The science of smell

by R. H. Wright

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smell.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] R.H. Wright.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP458 .W7 1964a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 164 p.
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5917245M
    LC Control Number64020274

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      The Secret of Scent Luca Turin Faber £, pp Drinks parties must be a trial for Luca Turin, a scientist of perfume with an alarmingly acute sense of smell. What's the science behind a sublime perfume? With charm and precision, biophysicist Luca Turin explains the molecular makeup -- and the art -- of a scent.

      Complete with illustrations that clarify difficult concepts and the structures of the molecules under discussion, Chemistry and the Sense of Smell is an all-inclusive guide to the science of scent. For professionals in the fragrance industry or related fields, this book is one resource that should not be overlooked.   Now, however, there is still a lingering smoke odor in this book and the Gonzo isn’t taking care of it. My next step is to try to rehabilitate the Gonzo by leaving it out in the sun and start over, but it’s the science of the smoke permeation that has me curious. I’ve wondered why my book smelled so much worse after flying.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wright, R.H. (Robert Hamilton), Science of smell. London, G. Allen & Unwin [] (OCoLC) Book Description The Secret of Scent: Adventures in Perfume and the Science of Smell by Luca Turin, the man Newsday describes as 'a renegade scientist and /5(81).

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