You smell, and mice can tell
By Bethany Brookshire, 13:23 PM May 2, 2014
When I was a lab scientist working with mice, I spent hours controlling variables. I stood on precarious chairs to tape tarps over lights to get the light level perfectly right. I made one undergraduate who wore perfume to the lab for animal training wear the same perfume for a whole semester. I was so worried about the mice “recognizing” me over long, overlapping experiments that I did not change the scents of any of my personal care products for nine years.
Many of these variables got report...
Source URL: https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/scicurious/you-smell-and-mice-can-tell