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Sensual Scents – How Magnolias Turn on the Human Brain

The buds have burst in Oslo, and my daily walking commute takes me under the auspices of pink and white magnolia trees. As soon as I find myself under one of these beauties, my steps invariably slow and I dally … Continue reading

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Have you lost your senses?

This entry is part of a recurring series called Use It Or Lose It that looks at those things that didn’t make the evolutionary cut and have been lost in modern species. As I’m reading, I inhale deeply and catch … Continue reading

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