One of the reasons cockroaches are so successful is their keen sense of smell.
Almost every phylum of life provides inspiration for engineers and inventors.
Olfactory receptors squeeze more data out of odor molecules than previously thought.
The whole earth relies on the abilities of insects, and they are well equipped for the beneficial functions they perform.
An elegant system that generates “active flow” in the noses of zebrafish helps them sample odorants more quickly and with higher sensitivity.