That Stinky Scent

After eating asparagus, some people can detect an odor in their urine, but others cannot. In a special holiday article appearing in the BMJ, researchers from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health report on a genome-wide association study they conducted to uncover loci linked to the inability to smell this smell.

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