SETI bioastro: Fw: Space Scents

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From: LARRY KLAES (ljk4@msn.com)
Date: Wed Dec 18 2002 - 15:09:26 PST


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From: NASA Science News
Sent: Wednesday, December 18, 2002 2:13 PM
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Subject: Space Scents

NASA Science News for December 18, 2002

Researchers hunting for new and profitable fragrances have discovered that
roses in Earth orbit don't smell the same as they do on Earth.
Microgravity alters their aroma. Soon a pair of flowers--a miniature rose
and an Asian rice flower--will blast off on board the space shuttle where
they will participate in the continuing search for exotic space scents.

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