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Stories by Nsikan Akpan

What a Smell Looks Like

A team studies humans’ use of smell to navigate surroundings, with hopes of robot applications 

June 16, 2016 — Nsikan Akpan and PBS NewsHour

When Did Insects Learn to Smell?

Summer beckons in the northern latitudes. As temperatures warm, beachgoers will flood sandy coasts, carrying bags of potato chips and sandwiches.

May 10, 2014 — Nsikan Akpan