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A New Mission for the Nose

Sniffing Out Multiplying Microbes

In new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, NIDCD-funded scientist Thomas Finger, Ph.D., and his team at the University of Colorado’s Rocky Mountain Taste and Smell Center built on earlier mouse studies to find a possible new role for the nose: a first-line defender against disease-causing bacteria. Read more on the NIDCD Web site, or read the abstract on PubMed.

Last Updated Date: 
June 7, 2010