Everyone’s heard of pheromones before, those invisible scents that supposedly attract potential partners.
We’ve seen them advertised in perfumes and colognes, but do they actually work? What are pheromones exactly, and do humans actually have them? Or are they restricted to the rest of the animal kingdom?
In this podcast episode of Huh? Science Explained, Imma Perfetto, a science journalist at Cosmos Magazine, is here to explain the stinky science behind pheromones.
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Originally published by Cosmos as The smelly truth behind pheromones
Imma Perfetto is a science journalist at Cosmos. She has a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Science Communication from the University of Adelaide.
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