Smell, the thinking goes, is not our strongest sense. Our lowly noses are eclipsed by our ability to see the world around us, hear the sound of music and feel the touch of a caress. Even animals, we're taught, have a far more acute sense of smell than we do.
But one scientist argues the idea of an inferior sense of smell stems from a 19th-century myth.
— Read more at Why Your Sense Of Smell Is Better Than You Might Think at NPR.