There is a scent that is given off after human death that is unique to our species. Researchers identified 452 organic compounds that are released after human death, but the smell of pig death actually shares many of them. The pig remains are able to be separate from human remains based on 5 esters. These findings could help us better train cadaver-sniffing dogs.
Humans Have A Unique Scent After Death
Written by Curiosity Staff September 29, 2015
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