you smell better than you think

From The Scotsman:

New research shows people can follow trails across countryside like dogs, using the sense of smell alone. The study, published in Nature magazine, suggests humans are just out of practice at smelling, after people who repeatedly tracked smells across fields became faster and more accurate.

(With one story I got to use a great headline and link to The Scotsman.  It pretty much made my morning.)

One thought on “you smell better than you think

  1. This may be the first science news my Dad gave me before I read it — of course, it was in the context of his (successful) search for a skunk in a house he’s selling. Go go gadget nose…

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