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Naked Scientists episode

Sun, 13th Feb 2005

Science of Sex, Smell and Pheromones...

Today's show is about Cupid's Chemistry - the science of sex, smell and pheromones - with Cambridge University olfaction and pheromone researcher Dr. Peter Brennan, who joins us to discuss how the nose picks up smells, Prof. Steve Jones, from University College London who describes why animals and plants have sex, Keele University chemist Dr. Graeme Jones who discusses the role of pheromones, and how ants and other insects use smell to find their way back to their nest, and Dr. Steve Yanoviak drops in from the rainforest canopy in Peru to talk about ants that can glide...

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