Old People Smell Different, Not Worse
May 30, 2012
by: Ted Burnham, NPR
Old people do have a unique smell. Researchers found that volunteers could reliably distinguish the body odor of the elderly from a whiff of the young or middle-aged. And, it turned out, the aroma from younger men smelled the worst.
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