Paolo Pelosi, Visiting Professor at the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), Beijing, China
Paolo Pelosi is currently Visiting Professor at the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) in Beijing, China. His research work has been dedicated to the study of olfaction and includes the use of organic conducting polymers as sensors for an electronic nose, in a study performed in collaboration with Krishna Persaud at the University of Manchester, UK. He has authored around 150 scientific publications and several book chapters.
Introduction PART ONE - Smells and Molecules 1. Molecules in the air 2. Smells and molecules 3. A walk among smells 4. The olfactory code PART TWO - Messengers of sex and danger 5. Fatal attraction 6. The smell of dominance PART THREE - Proteins and Smells 7. Odorants meet the proteins 8. A family of versatile macromolecules 9. From odorants to emotions PART FOUR - At the edge of the imagination 10. Science or magic? 11. Digital olfaction Conclusion References Index