Looking forward to smelling/reading more from Veronica Greenwood on this topic. For other stuff on smells of microbes see:
- Bizarre Bacterial Creations - Technology Review
- Bacteria and our senses | Bacteria
- Make bacteria smell - DIYbio | Google Groups
- A Microbe By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet… (from the great Mark Martin)
- Sick People Smell Bad - Scientific American Blog Network
- Why Well Water Smells Bad - University of Minnesota Extension
- Smell of fresh earth traced to bacteria genes - environment - 18 July ...
- How To Identify Bacterial Vaginosis And The Underlying Causes ...
- E-Nose Sniffs Out Nasty Bugs