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In mice, for example, experiments showed that pheromones acted as attractants between males and females who were genetically similar except that they differed in a certain type of immune system gene.

That difference is actually a survival benefit: The combination of two individuals' different MHC (major histocompatibility locus) genes gives their offspring an advantage in beating back disease organisms. But could modern humans, who aren't known for a particularly good sense of smell, also make that distinction?

Before I started, I thought having my control over scent taken away from me would be fun, but now I realized that it was actually terrifying and vulnerable in ways I hadn’t bargained for. What if this experiment just proved my deepest fear: that I am utterly unremarkable?

Without perfume to guide my invisible persona, whoever smelled my shirt might actually see how fucking my life is from day to day. On my first day wearing the shirt, I bucked the rules entirely.

The biggest turn offs for women On a serious note though, there are a few girl turn offs that can pull the plug on a perfectly great date.

He assembled volunteers, 49 women and 44 men selected for their variety of MHC gene types.

The date’s going perfectly, but all of a sudden something goes wrong and she’s gone cold. Well, here are a few of the biggest turn offs for girls that may have pulled the trigger. After all, every girl is different and made of sugar and spice, right?

And which guy on earth actually knows all the ingredients of that perfect sugar and spice blend?!

A small but growing trend in social media is to go nose first when it comes to romance: whether by throwing get-togethers that hook people up based on the smell of their T-shirt, like Pheromone Parties, or by matching people based on how similarly they smell the world, like the Israeli social network Smell Space.

Whether interventions like these are successful is a current area of research.

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