You have two nostrils to process the smell of chemicals at different rates and get a full whiff.
Have you ever laughed so hard that milk came out your nose?
Why does our body sniff rather than smell things?
To sniff and to smell, they are basically the same thing right? Actually, sniffing and smelling are two different phases of the smelling process.
It’s generally not considered good etiquette to stick a finger up your nose, but feeling inside your nose can be a good way to learn more about how it works. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Do fish have olfactory senses? How do they smell without a "nose?" Find out on this Moment of Science.
Why do humans have two nostrils? Find out on this Moment of Science.
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