Friday, August 15, 2008

The Pill Makes Women Choose Bad Mates

A new study suggests that taking birth control pills can change a woman's sense of smell and in turn, could affect her ability to find the perfect mate,
Birth-control pills could screw up a woman's ability to sniff out a compatible mate, a new study finds.

While several factors can send a woman swooning, including big brains and brawn, body odor can be critical in the final decision, the researchers say. That's because beneath a woman's flowery fragrance or a guy's musk the body sends out aromatic molecules that indicate genetic compatibility. Read more

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