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Coins don’t smell, you do

Live Science reports: “Scientists have sniffed out the reason for the musty, ‘metallic’ odor you smell after handling coins or touching metal objects. A new study finds that the smell of iron is, ironically, a type of human body odor, created by the breakdown of oils in skin after touching objects that contain the element.”

So that’s why coins and metal smell bloody…

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