According to the researchers, the mucus is composed mucins that protects your teeth from the most common oral diseases. The mucins protect the surfaces of your teeth and prevent the formation of cavities.
People residing in a place with warm and humid conditions commonly have wider noses, while those that live in cold and dry locations have narrower nose.
Researchers from the government and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have taken a cue from man's best friend to improve current explosive and contraband detection technology. "Active sniffing" has been proven to boost these electronic detectors by 10 times, as published in Scientific Reports.
Scientists have discovered a natural antibiotic in the human nose, and this could be the solution for infection-causing bacteria.
New studies suggest that early signs of Alzheimer’s disease could be detected through a person’s eyes and nose.
Researchers have recently unearthed fossils of an extinct wildebeest-like creature named Rusingoryx that boasted a strange nasal structure similar to that of duck-billed dinosaurs.
Dinosaurs had an elaborate nasal passage to keep their unusually large bodies cool, protecting their brain from overheating.
A recent Cornell University study examined where the worst, or more painful, place to get stung is. After enduring multiple stings throughout 25 different places on his body, graduate student Michael Smith discovered one's nose is the most sensitive.
In a shocking new study, Neanderthal noses revealed that our ancient relatives were in fact not a sub-species of modern humans, distinctly separate in their own right.