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Flower Aroma Is a Honeybee’s Chill Pill

http://www.livescience.com/53188-flower-aroma-calms-angry-bees.html by Christopher Wanjek Music has charms to soothe a savage breast. And, it seems, flowers can calm an aggressive honeybee. Scientists in France and Australia have found that angry honey bees are less likely to attack when exposed to certain … Continue reading

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The French Perfume Company Shaking Up the Industry

http://nymag.com/thecut/2015/08/meet-the-robot-disrupting-the-perfume-industry.html By Kathleen Hou Photo: Courtesy of Ex Nilho   For evidence that the perfume industry hasn’t changed much in decades, just take a walk through the perfume floor of a typical department store. The Perfume Cowboys may be slightly less … Continue reading

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Revealed: the aftershave that turns women on

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/11524908/Revealed-the-aftershave-that-turns-women-on.html The actor Steve McQueen was known for wearing Christian Dior’s Eau Sauvage, which contains the stimulating chemical Hedione. With his ice cool demeanour and smouldering good looks it is no surprise that the actor Steve McQueen was attractive to … Continue reading

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How Many Smells You Can Sniff? Study Says More Than Trillion

http://www.thealmagest.com/how-many-smells-you-can-sniff-study-says-more-than-trillion/11487 By Laura Kowalsky, March 21st, 2014 In a new study researchers say human beings can sniff more than a trillion different smells. Earlier it was said only about 10,000 different odors. Based on the extrapolation of findings in laboratory experiments, … Continue reading

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