What is the "speed of smell"? What governs the rate at which odours travel?

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Is there a speed of smell?
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Offline jamela

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Hi, but what is the speed of smell?  newbielink:http://www.diseasesarchive.com [nonactive]



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diffusion (slow) and air currents (fast)


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Our dog is blind and deaf (17 years old) but she takes about ten minutes to work out there is a robber in the house. She can be sleeping and her 'nose' will wake her up. She can also get to the kitchen without walking into anything.
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