“We felt the need to keep these olfactory memories,” says Rabeau. Along with chemist Geraldine Savary from the University of Havre, he and Apalategui spent eight years developing a technique to reproduce human scent. The process remains a closely guarded secret, but in a 2015 interview, Savary gave a few clues: “we take the person’s clothing and extract the odour—which represents about a hundred molecules—and we reconstruct it in the form of a perfume in four days.”
— Read more at Immortalizing Human Scents as Memory Perfumes at Atlas Obscura.
Speaking of the smell of humans I saw this in the Guardian
Hate body odour? You’re more likely to have rightwing views
I saw that and decided not to touch it, LOL — glad you posted a link though.
I did wonder before putting in the link but figured you could take it out
No, not at all — we can link, we just can’t say much about it!