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Could the smell of your EARWAX
reveal where you´ve been, what
you´ve eaten and even if you are gay?
Scientists say substance is ´overlooked
source of personal information´

Daily Mail [UK], by Mark Prigg

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Posted By:MissMolly, 2/15/2014 5:08:12 AM

Our earwax could help prove our identity and even reveal what we´ve eaten and where we´ve been, researchers have discovered. Scientists from the Monell Center say the substance could even reveal information about our sexual orientation and health. They say new tests could be developed to prove people´s ID - and their ethnicity could be determined simply by looking in their ear. ´Our previous research has shown that underarm odors can convey a great deal of information about an individual, including personal identity, gender, sexual orientation, and health status,´ said study senior author George Preti, PhD, an organic chemist at

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: philsner, 2/15/2014 7:18:03 AM     (No. 9733310)

Only in Britain is smelling armpits and ear canals news.

You go ahead.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/15/2014 7:23:30 AM     (No. 9733314)

Somebody sniff Dale Hansen´s ear.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TulsaTowner, 2/15/2014 7:33:20 AM     (No. 9733321)

Eeeewwww!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: grace1798, 2/15/2014 8:04:40 AM     (No. 9733359)

This is so SICK...SICK to the max! God created male and female. You can see from the sexual organs how they are CREATED to not only FIT but to conceive babies who will grow into more males and females to procreate the earth AS GOD SAID. This sex sickness in this country is just that.......their minds have become sick...corrupt. Like Lord of the Rings....the DARK LORD and his Orcs could only serve the DARKNESS and the corruption. They were completely dark with absolutely no light left in them. These sexual perversions are just that.....PERVERTING (TWISTING) God´s Plan of Creation. God meant it and created it a certain way but nooooooooo...those whose minds have been darkened and corrupted CHOSE to TWIST it and make it something that would NOT only offend God WHO CREATED IT but also corrupt the rest of the world or anyone stupid enough to go over to the dark side. But the end of all things....Heaven and Hell.......New Earth and the Lake of FIRE ...will come and the dead will be judged by the Motives, Intents of the Hearts and Deeds...REV..20. God takes out the books......Rev. 20. Yea, they will be judged by their CHOICES! God didn´t make you that way. Stop falling for the lies.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: provide, 2/15/2014 8:11:00 AM     (No. 9733368)

Let´s get some from Zippy and Reggie and see if they are a couple.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: horacer, 2/15/2014 8:21:19 AM     (No. 9733383)

This is important. We have new means to detect if foreign agents have secretly introduced harmful chemicals into our precious bodily fluids. Our essence must be protected at all costs. I´m keeping my used earwax in a jar in the bed sit from now on.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: grampus, 2/15/2014 8:37:53 AM     (No. 9733404)

Our ear? Next, I suppose, they´ll be investigating our rear.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: southernboy, 2/15/2014 9:06:20 AM     (No. 9733443)

FTA: “...Our previous research has shown that underarm odors can convey a great deal of information about an individual, including personal identity, gender, sexual orientation, and health status,´ said study senior author George Preti, PhD…”

He left out the most important ‘information’….Race.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 2/15/2014 9:17:04 AM     (No. 9733461)

What about loogies?

Let´s start studying them. You go first.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/15/2014 9:29:45 AM     (No. 9733472)

#9, I had to look up "loogies". Now, I am more informed!



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Reply 11 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 2/15/2014 9:49:57 AM     (No. 9733503)

It just doesn´t fit into those old WWII movies:

Gestapo agent: ´´Your earwax, please.´´

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Reply 12 - Posted by: wendybird, 2/15/2014 10:16:04 AM     (No. 9733561)

Daddy, what do you do for work?
Well, my dear, I’m a cerumenologist, and I hope you will follow in my footsteps.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: rlcnutter, 2/15/2014 10:19:20 AM     (No. 9733571)

I´m just waiting for the headline any day now: Scientists say farts are the best indication of a person´s inner personality.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Manitouman, 2/15/2014 10:51:10 AM     (No. 9733629)

I´m relieved I´ll never be mistaken for a scientist.

Fiction writers are more credible. At least they make no pretense.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: jglas, 2/15/2014 11:46:38 AM     (No. 9733705)

Since most people scratch their ears occasionally you can probably get that information from their fingerprints too. So don´t smell their ears, smell their fingers.

Isn´t this a disgusting thread?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: harper, 2/15/2014 3:17:27 PM     (No. 9733948)

Don´t go there, #7 ;-) This is territory already controlled by the Democrats. Sniff, sniff. Yummm.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 2/15/2014 8:25:47 PM     (No. 9734165)

All I know is an excess of it reveals something about your personal hygiene.

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