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Turin, Luca

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Works: 24 works in 66 publications in 6 languages and 3,411 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  History  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Other
Classifications: TP983, 668.54
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Publications about Luca Turin
Publications by Luca Turin
Most widely held works by Luca Turin
The secret of scent : adventures in perfume and the science of smell by Luca Turin( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 963 libraries worldwide
" One man's passion for perfume leads him to explore one of the most intriguing scientific mysteries: What makes one molecule smell of garlic while another smells of rose? In this witty, engrossing, and wildly original volume, author Luca Turin explores the two competing theories of smell. Is scent determined by molecular shape or molecular vibrations? Turin describes in fascinating detail the science, the evidence, and the often contentious debate--from the beginnings of organic chemistry to the present day--and pays homage to the scientists who went before. With its uniquely accessible and captivating approach to science via art, The Secret of Scent will appeal to anyone who has ever wondered about the most mysterious of the five senses."--Publisher's website
Perfumes : the guide by Luca Turin( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 796 libraries worldwide
An olfactory scientist and a perfume critic review more than 1,200 fragrances to identify preferred and less-recommended varieties, in a guide that introduces women's and men's fragrances and discusses the history and chemistry of perfumes
Perfumes : the A-Z guide by Luca Turin( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
The little book of perfumes : the hundred classics by Luca Turin( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
An olfactory scientist and a perfume critic review one hundred classic fragances
The secret of scent : adventures in perfume and the science of scent by Luca Turin( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
A little book of perfumes : the 100 classics by Luca Turin( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
In Perfumes, Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez reviewed nearly 1,500 fragrances in their witty, irreverent and innovative handbook - separating the divine from the good from the monumentally awful. Here in The Little Book of Perfumes the authors choose their 100 greatest fragrances of all time. Some are very famous, some hardly known, for women and men. There is Jicky (1889), unisex coeval of the Eiffel Tower and 'a towering masterpiece'; Chanel's No. 5 (1921), perhaps the world's most famous perfume, 'stretching deliciously like a sleepy panther'; Knize Ten which 'everyone should own because there
A little book of perfumes : the 100 greatest scents by Luca Turin( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Parfums : le guide by Luca Turin( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in French and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Guide critique de 182 parfums, de Acasiosa (Caron) à Zen (Shiseido)
Perfumes by Luca Turin( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
I've long wished perfumery to be taken seriously as an art, and for scent critics to be as fierce as opera critics, and for the wearers of certain "fragrances" to be hissed in public, while others are cheered. This year has brought Perfumes: The Guide by Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez, which I breathed in, rather than read, in one delighted gulp.' Hilary Mantel, Guardian. Perfumes: The Guide is the culmination of Turin's lifelong obsession and rare scientific flair and Sanchez's stylish and devoted blogging about every scent that she's ever loved and loathed. Together they make a fine
Das kleine Buch der grossen Parfums : die einhundert Klassiker by Luca Turin( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Marken : Verführungen der Konsumwelt ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Kaori no tanoshimi nioi no himitsu ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Sekai kōsui gaido sen'yonhyakusanjūnana : nioi no teiō ga itsutsuboshi de hyōka suru by Luca Turin( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
200 [Deux cents] questions sur la cellulite by Franco Giorcelli( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Xiang shui zhi nan by Luca Turin( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Chinese and held by 1 library worldwide
An olfactory scientist and a perfume critic review more than 1,200 fragrances to identify preferred and less-recommended varieties, in a guide that introduces women's and men's fragrances and discusses the history and chemistry of perfumes
A code in the nose ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Perfume critic and collector, Turin Luca, a Biophysicist at University College London, has proposed a new theory about how we smell. His theory might have a powerful impact on the medical profession. He travels to Paris to meet perfumer and chemist Maurice Roucel who breaks fragrances down to their individual molecules. What gives a molecule its odour is, as yet, unknown. Chemist Charles Cell describes why it is so difficult to read the molecular structure of smells. Luca's new theory followed on from the research of John Amoore who discovered that most people can't smell at least one odour. He realised that this was due to the fact that receptors were missing inside the nose, meaning that they couldn't detect the shape of certain molecules. But Luca's research took this further and he started to study smell as being related to vibrations, that the nose detects vibrations
The betrayers ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Is the pressure on scientists to prove the success of their research leading to an increase in the falsification of results? Horizon examines several cases of fraudulent claims by medical researchers and discusses the 300-year old system of peer review. Is it an adequate means of dealing with the deluge of papers submitted? Britain spends an annual 7 billion on medical research. Is the money well spent in view of this country's lack of any investigative process for scientific misconduct? Contributors include Dr. Graham Jackson (ed., British Journal of Clinical Medicine); Dr. Barry Marshall (gastroenterologist); Prof. Peter Lachan (Royal Society); and Dr. Luca Turin (University College Hospital, London)
Senhappyakuhachijūgo by Luca Turin( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 1 library worldwide
A code in the nose ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Smell is the most mysterious of the senses and the last to be understood. This documentary examines the work of biophysicist, Luca Turin, and his radical new theory of smell, the vibration theory of olfaction
The secret of scent : adventures in perfume and the science of smell : Luca Turin by Luca Turin( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
トゥリン, ルカ
Languages
English (51)
Japanese (7)
French (4)
German (2)
Chinese (1)
Spanish (1)
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