Smell

Dogs train to sniff out COVID-19
University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine
John McDevitt
May 15, 2020 - 3:58 pm
The University of Pennsylvania launched a pilot study to see if dogs can sniff out COVID-19 in people, even if they’re asymptomatic. Read more here.
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spices
Seth Wenig/AP, file
AP News
March 23, 2020 - 7:54 pm
A loss of smell or taste might be an early sign of infection with the pandemic virus, say medical experts who cite reports from several countries. Read more here.
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Gas evacuations in Center City
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
March 02, 2020 - 11:47 am
A natural gas-like odor prompted building evacuations in part of Center City Monday, and officials are still unsure of where the smell is coming from. Read the latest here.
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A dog sniffing a hand.
Oxana Medvedeva/Getty Images
KYW Staff
January 20, 2020 - 3:41 pm
Dogs are becoming an increasingly important tool in healthcare because of their sense of smell. For decades, dogs have been used to sniff out narcotics. Read more here.
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Dreamstime
February 27, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A University of Houston professor sent a letter to students telling them to please shower every morning and use deodorant. Many of the students felt the professor acted in a way they described as creepy, and found it...
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Play-Doh.
Dreamstime
January 28, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been 65 years since Play-Doh was created - roughly five minutes before the first parent had to scrape it out of the carpet. But it took until 2018 for Hasbro to be granted a trademark; not for the squishy putty, but...
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