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Your Nose Can Tell Left From Right - Christmas Lectures with Charles Stirling

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The handedness of molecules can change how they smell, Charles Striling demonstrates this using the carvone molecule.
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Watch the full fourth lecture of the series: https://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1992/our-world-through-the-looking-glass/symmetry-sensation-and-sex?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_term=description

Charles Stirling gave the 1992 Christmas Lectures "Our World Through the Looking Glass" about the role of chirality in our highly symmetrical world.

In his fourth lecture, where this clip is from, Charles focuses on how asymmetry affects our senses.

Watch the full series:
https://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1992/our-world-through-the-looking-glass?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_term=description

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