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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Klaus Schulten, University of Illinois

Caption: University of Illinois physics professor Klaus Schulten and his colleagues found that the vibration of an odorant molecule's chemical bonds contributes to the perception of smell.

Credit: L. Brian Stauffer

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