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Know sweat: scientists solve mystery behind body odour

5 mins | Jul 31, 2020
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A BO-less world might be possible after this exciting scientific discovery. University of York researchers have traced the source of underarm aromas to a particular enzyme, which could "pave the way for more effective deodorants and antiperspirants, and suggests that humans may have inherited the mephitic microbes from our ancient primate ancestors." Ian Sample reflects.

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