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A mystery chemical that young women deploy as a sex attractant pheromone seems to work for post-menopausal women too.

2005-01-26

 sex menopause pheromone
Cats, rats and other predators produce a chemical signal that terrifies mice, according to new research. Scientists in the US discovered that when mice detect specific proteins found in cat saliva and rat urine they react with fear. These proteins, called Mups, act on cells in a special sensory organ in the mouse, called the vomeronasal organ.

2010-05-17

 smell pheromone cat mouse rat saliva protein detection fear predator
Cockroaches "recommend" good food sources to each other by communicating in chemicals, according to scientists. The much-maligned insects appear to make a collective decision about the best food source...

2010-06-04

 pheromone chemistry cockroach communication animal insect food collective intelligence
The bees, lured by a pheromone-packed scent, attempt to mate with the flowers, but unwittingly carry away pollen after their visit.

2010-04-21

 bee sex orchid pheromone pollen evolution
Foraging ants are the inspiration for a mathematical formula that helps companies deliver products more quickly.

2012-03-04

 efficiency ant insect navigation pheromone complexity mathematics algorithm
Ant colonies - one of nature's most ancient and efficient societies - are able to form a "collective memory" of their enemies...

2012-02-20

 ant scent smell colony society collective memory pheromone