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Sweet smell of nostalgia

by naomiisaacs | November 12, 2009
"Now scientists think they may have discovered a biological reason as to why our first smells leave such a lasting impression."
- Sideways News reporters

Whether freshly cut grass or school dinners, there are certain odours that have lodged themselves in our emotional memory, instantly invoking a wave of nostalgia on first whiff.

Medical breakthroughs

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