How Your Dog’s Nose Knows So Much (KQED, Feb. 26, 2019). Watch the YouTube video.

Study Sheds Light on How Brain Lets Animals Hunt for Food by Following Smells (PR Newswire, Aug. 21, 2018)

The Architecture of Smell (CU Engineering Magazine, Spring 2017

Algorithmically Defining Olfactory Responses in Animals (SIAM News, Sept. 1, 2016).

Inside the extraordinary nose of a search-and-rescue dog (PBS Newshour, Aug. 12, 2016).

Smelling doesn’t just perceive a scent – it changes it (PBS Newshour, June 21, 2016). Broadcast version

What a smell looks like (PBS Newshour, June 9, 2016). Republished on Scientific American, June 16

How the Nose Knows (Weill Cornell Medicine, June 2016)

NSF-funded Lucia Jacobs works to understand the mechanisms of smell and odor navigation, with a goal of developing robots with that ability (, Jan. 22, 2016)

Virtual odor environments (Boston Globe, Jan. 17, 2016)

An oral history of an NSF Ideas Lab: The story behind “Cracking the Olfactory Code” (, Nov. 23, 2015)

Yale study: Can robots be taught to smell? (New Haven Register, Oct. 29, 2015)

Pitt Research May Unlock Mysteries of Our Sense of Smell (Pittsburgh NPR, Oct. 12, 2015)

Give it the sniff test: Pitt to study olfactory senses (The Pitt News, Oct. 8, 2015)

Multicenter research project explores sense of smell (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sept. 29, 2015)

UC Berkeley professor, team receive grant to study smell (The Daily Californian, Sept. 28, 2015)

Scientists win $6.4 million to crack the code of smell navigation (Berkeley News, Sept. 24, 2015)

NSF awards $15 million to crack the olfactory code (, Sept. 21, 2015)

Yale neurobiologist awarded NSF grant to study olfaction (YaleNews, Sept. 21, 2015)

NSF awards $6.4 million for animal olfactory navigation research led by CU-Boulder professor (CU-Boulder News Center, Sept. 21, 2015)




















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