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Earwax: A New Frontier of Human Odor Information

Earwax: A New Frontier of Human Odor Information: Scientists from the Monell Center have used...
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PHILADELPHIA (February 12, 2014) – Scientists from the Monell Center have used analytical organic chemistry to identify the presence of odor-producing chemical compounds in human earwax. Further, they found that the amounts of these...


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