In the Game of Attraction, Some of Us Are Led by the Nose

"Who knows the secrets of the human heart?" asked the bartender at the end of 1992's gender-bending caper The Crying Game, a meditation on love, attraction and human nature. Well, scientists are still wrestling with the rules of attraction, but the nose, rather than the heart, may be the place to start looking for an answer, suggests one new study. Since 1995, researchers such as Claus Wedekind of Switzerland's University of Lausanne have pursued the notion that scent may play a role in human...Full Story
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