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Friday Weird Science: Pee sniffin’

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…for asparagus!

Can you smell it in your urine when you’ve had asparagus? It turns out that some people are a lot more sensitive than others. And why? Genetics!

So eat some asparagus, take a sniff, and see where you fall! And head over to Friday Weird science to see it all!

Scicurious About the Author: Scicurious is a PhD in Physiology, and is currently a postdoc in biomedical research. She loves the brain. And so should you. Follow on Twitter @Scicurious.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.





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