WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2015 -- Is there anything better than a bouquet of fresh flowers? Well, as it turns out, you're not the only one who likes the smell of posies --- some flowers use their aroma to attract pollinators. Find out how airborne volatile organic compounds give petunias, roses and the notoriously stinky "corpse flower" their characteristic aromas in the latest Speaking of Chemistry. Check it out here: https:/
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