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[io9]Your nose reveals when you're going to die

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Have you stopped being able to identify familiar smells? Then you may be about to die, according to a new study. A group of scientists studied a group of over 1,000 older people who weren't sick or suffering dementia. They gave each person a test to see how well they could identify 12 familiar odors. Those with the lowest scores had a much higher probability of dying over the next year than those who couldn't.
According to the journal Chemical Senses, where the researchers published their findings:


http://io9.com/5731071/your-nose-reveals-when-youre-going-to-die
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Such weird discoveries lately O_O
post #3 of 40
Yay, scaremongering.

Oops. The inside of my car doesn't smell like the inside of my car anymore. UM GUNNA DIE! Wah.
post #4 of 40
Wow this is some trippy stuff. Next they're going to tell us that our hair can predict how many times we're going to have sex in a lifetime.
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**** and I just caught the flu
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Damn, my farts just don't smell the same anymore. Brb, gonna go write my will...
Edited by Diabolical999 - 1/12/11 at 3:57am
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One's nose can show your death.


When it falls off, things aren't going well for you...
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I can't smell at all frown.gif Anosmia sucks. I've been about to die for the last 5 years tongue.gif
    
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I'n unable to smell my ninja farts !!!! omg I dieeeeeee !!! frown.gif
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welp... heh... cya...
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