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Researcher Alexandra Horowitz plays with her dogs Finnegan and Upton. She studies how dog's sense of smell influences their view of the world. Vegar Abelsnes/ Courtesy of Alexandra Horowitz hide caption

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Turns out humans are better at smelling than you might think. CSA Images/ Color Printstock Col/Vetta/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Your Sense Of Smell Is Better Than You Might Think

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With No Sense Of Smell, The World Can Be A Grayer, Scarier Place

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