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Alt-week 11.10.12: the contagious smell of fear, finding Bigfoot, and the theory of everything

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Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days.

Altweek 111012 the contagious smell of fear, finding Bigfoot, and the theory of everything

There are some questions that have puzzled the human race more or less since the dawn of time. Why are we here? What is the meaning of life? You know the sort of thing. While we might not have the answers to these just yet, thanks to science, we’re getting there. In this week’s instalment we discover that you can, in fact, smell fear. Meanwhile, one scientist pledges to launch an ambitious hunt for Bigfoot, and we get an early hint at what could be the start of an explanation for life, the universe and everything. This is alt-week.

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Alt-week 11.10.12: the contagious smell of fear, finding Bigfoot, and the theory of everything originally appeared on Engadget on Sat, 10 Nov 2012 17:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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