Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more
Image

Luca Turin – “We Smell Vibrations”

In this video, biophysicist Luca Turin discusses his work related to the science of scent. His studies led him to conclude that the traditional shape theory of olfaction wherein the smell of a substance is a result of its molecular shape may not be correct. In fact, he proposes that the ability to smell a substance is based on the frequencies of vibration of the molecules – the vibrational theory of olfaction.  

One of the experiments he discusses looks at two molecules that are very similar in shape; however, one of them smells like fresh cut-grass and the other like rotten eggs. Another study he talks through is where there are two molecules with different shapes but almost the same vibrational spectrum. Here it was observed that the two molecules, although different in shape, smelled the same.

 

Quite similar to smell being based on vibrational frequencies and recognized by our body, it may also be possible for our body to recognize information delivered by a carrier, such as water, that is able to mimic electromagnetic vibrations of chemical substances.

Post created: May 17, 2018, by: Anton Sheikh-Fedorenko 1293   Not liked 6

You need to Sign In to write a comment

More Publications:

Title pollack
The Fourth Phase of Water and Effects on Health

We all know that water is essential for life and that it can exist in three phases – solid, liquid, and vapor; however, have you heard about the fourth phase? For several years Professor Gerald Pollack from the University of Washington has been st... more

Mar 27, 2019 Anton Sheikh-Fedorenko 253  

Title
Won H Kim: New Approach Controlling Cancer

p53 gene is regarded as a tumor suppressor gene and is vital to many of the cell’s anti-cancer mechanisms. Can electromagnetic information of p53 gene be used to “control” cancer cells?

Mar 01, 2019 Anton Sheikh-Fedorenko 445  

List grid
Update: List & Grid View of IC cards

This post will help you understand how to navigate the new design of IC cards.

Feb 08, 2019 Anton Sheikh-Fedorenko 384