Regulation of ovulation by human pheromones

@article{Stern1998RegulationOO,
  title={Regulation of ovulation by human pheromones},
  author={Kathleen Stern and Martha K. McClintock},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1998},
  volume={392},
  pages={177-179}
}
Pheromones are airborne chemical signals that are released by an individual into the environment and which affect the physiology or behaviour of other members of the same species. The idea that humans produce pheromones has excited the imagination of scientists and the public, leading to widespread claims for their existence, which, however, has remained unproven. Here we investigate whether humans produce compounds that regulate a specific neuroendocrine mechanism in other people without being… Expand
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