Why Insects Smell So Well (video) Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology Loading video... Caption This animation shows how insect olfaction works at the level of odorant receptors. Credit Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Ecology. Production: Moves Like Nature, Kimberly Falk, Jena Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.