This Synthetic Bio Company Is Hacking Microbes to Build the Smells of the Future
Ginkgo Bioworks is re-wilding our noses with raw biological smells by drilling right down into an organism’s DNA.
How an Ionic Perfume Smells Better the More You Sweat
Ionic liquids stop the fragrance from evaporating as soon as it's applied.
Sperm Whale Shit Will Make You Rich
Our planet pumps out an ungodly amount of poop every day, but few of those turds—if any—are as valuable as the mysterious and rare fudge dragons dooked out by sperm whales. What makes sperm whale ass ham so damn expensive?
How to Make Perfume Out of Bacteria Instead of Oil
Altering esters in living cells can cut petrochemicals out of fragrances entirely.