The creation of a single commercially successful fragrance represents tens of millions of dollars in research by an army of chemists, but how we smell things is still a scientific mystery. In a new book, journalist Chandler Burr introduces a maverick scientific genius, his new theory of smell, and why the establishment is determined to ignore it.

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