Friday, February 14, 2003

MICE HAVE TWO NOSES! For your Valentine's Day amusement --

Researchers have discovered that mice, when deciding whether to mate, use an essential but unexpected organ: a second nose that figures out gender, status and even if romantic feelings are mutual. The more familar nose may tell an animal where food is, but a separate organ, called the vomeronasal organ, opens up a different world of perception...
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