MEDIA

December 26, 2021

Mark Hay quotes Avery Gilbert on the over-used concept of pheromones in his article for Mashable on how smell loss affects sexual experiences.

December 9, 2021

Writing in MIC magazine, Mark Hay considers whether COVID-related smell loss has rekindled scientific interest in the human sense of smell. He quotes Avery Gilbert weighing in against the idea.

November 30, 2021

Ariana Remmel reports on the new chemistry behind marijuana's skunky scent in a story published on Science News which quotes Avery Gilbert.

August 17, 2021

A Bloomberg Businessweek story by Zach Schonbrun on the future of digital noses features a quote from Avery Gilbert.

March 16, 2021

Avery Gilbert was interviewed on air by Perfume on the Radio host Saskia Wilson-Brown for Episode 5—The Vice Show. Gilbert discusses the aromas of cannabis, how they might solve the confusion around strain names, and the similarities between cannabis, perfume, whiskey, and wine. You can listen to the episode here. Gilbert's segment begins 16 minutes in.

January 21, 2021

Avery Gilbert was interviewed by Robert Camuto, an editor at Wine Spectator who lost his sense of smell after a recent bout with COVID-19. Camuto describes the experience of loss and recovery in a new column.

February 28, 2020

Writing at marijuana mega-website Leafly.com, Celia Gorman asks "Can police really smell cannabis in you car?" She interviews Avery Gilbert and describes his involvement as an expert witness in a Colorado court case about illegal possession.

July 23, 2019

MOLD, the magazine about designing the future of food, features an article on Avery Gilbert's startup company Headspace Sensory LLC. Writer Jenny Eagleton describes the company's goals in "How Headspace Sensory is building a scent-based lexicon for the cannabis industry".

June 7, 2018

On the Greener Grass podcast, host Lex Pelger interviews Avery Gilbert about his career in the science of smell and his new efforts to create objective aroma profiles for different strains of cannabis.

June 2, 2018

Writing for The Hustle's blog, Zachary Crockett interviews a couple of the original players to learn why DigiScents failed on its promise to bring smells to the internet.

May 8, 2018

At Playboy.com, Stacey Marcus quotes Avery Gilbert as she explores the psychology of pheromones in "The Sexiest Cologne Can't Be Bottled."

February 7, 2018

In Denver's cultural journal Westword, writer Madeline St. Amour reports on the new study on cannabis aroma by Avery Gilbert and Joseph DiVerdi that was published in PLOS ONE.

November 27, 2017

Wine Enthusiast writer Jameson Fink enlists smell psychologist Avery Gilbert in support of a controversial position in the world of champagne: the olfactory superiority of the flute over standard tulip-shaped wine glasses.

September 25, 2017

What does autumn smell like in the San Francisco Bay Area, where the changes of season are relatively undramatic? Alissa Greenberg gets into the details for Bay Nature magazine, and queries California-raised Avery Gilbert.

June 13, 2017

Daniel Kolitz at Gizmodo hosts a GIZ Asks posting on the important question “Why Does Dog Poop Smell Bad to Us but Good to Dogs?” Among a lineup of scientists responding is Avery Gilbert, who offers an analogy: “Dogs don’t approach sh*t as an aesthetic experience—they treat it as a source of social information, like an olfactory Instagram.”

May 16, 2017

Eric Spitznagel at Vice Tonic explores the science behind the age-old saying "he who smelt it dealt it." The story quotes Avery Gilbert on the difference between physical models of ideal gases and the more complicated plumes found in real life.

May 14, 2017

In The Guardian's Sunday Observer Philip Ball covers a new Science article by John McGann alleging that 19th Century scientist Paul Broca is to blame for the notion that humans have a weak sense of smell. The story quotes Avery Gilbert taking issue with McGann's view of Broca.

February 19, 2017

Robert F. Service at Science magazine writes about the new DREAM Challenge paper by Keller et al. that seeks to predict a molecule's smell from a set of physical parameters. The story quotes Avery Gilbert on the significance of the findings.