also: did you know that the idea that humans have a poor sense of smell (compared to e.g. dogs and rodents) is a 19th century myth derived partly from religious politics of the Catholic Church in France
@whitequark Richard Feynman conducted some nice experiments confirming this!
(not that it needs a big name for that, but i liked that he even attempted it in a way 😄)
@whitequark that is super cool, and I just posted it to MetaFilter (w credit) https://www.metafilter.com/176359/I-smell-with-better-sensitivity-than-a-rat-under-certain-conditions
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