Welcome to the Odour Lab. Part 2

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Our sense of smell is probably the most primitive of all. The ability to detect chemicals wafting around us, alerting us to nearby food. Or an approaching preditor. In humans, the sense of smell is the first to develop.

And did you know bees are extraordinarily good sniffers? All the better to seek out flowers.

Dr James Hayes is from the UNSW Odour Laboratory

Interview via zoom with Rod

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