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Researcher says seniors share a distinct smell

If your grandmother ever seemed to always have a smell about her, science has just discovered why.

As reported recently in the Los Angeles Times, an article in the scientific journal PLoS ONE discovered that as people age, their scents change, and that older people tend to develop a distinct smell. Every person has a specific scent or odor associated with them, but researchers found that the smells of older people was less intense than those of younger people.