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Could the smell of your EARWAX reveal where you’ve been, what you’ve eaten and even if you are gay?…
Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 17:20 EST, 14 February 2014 | Mark Prigg

Posted on 02/16/2014 2:22:58 AM PST by Olog-hai

Our earwax could help prove our identity and even reveal what we’ve eaten and where we’ve been, researchers have discovered.

Scientists from the Monell Center say the substance could even reveal information about our sexual orientation and health.

They say new tests could be developed to prove people’s ID—and their ethnicity could be determined simply by looking in their ear.

“Our previous research has shown that underarm odors can convey a great deal of information about an individual, including personal identity, gender, sexual orientation, and health status,” said study senior author George Preti, Ph.D, an organic chemist at Monell. “We think it possible that earwax may contain similar information.” …

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: armpitodor; earwax; homosexualagenda; personalinfo
Full Daily Mail title:
Could the smell of your EARWAX reveal where you’ve been, what you’ve eaten and even if you are gay? Scientists say substance is ‘overlooked source of personal information’
Organic chemists ought to stick to their own discipline.
1 posted on 02/16/2014 2:22:59 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

As hard as I try I can’t get my nose close enough to either ear.


2 posted on 02/16/2014 2:55:54 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Olog-hai

If it reveals what kind of gossip we listen to, a lot of us will be in big trouble!


3 posted on 02/16/2014 3:05:24 AM PST by zeestephen
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To: Olog-hai

Fast forward to 2030 and the conversation with your assigned Obamacare doctor/IRS agent:

Doctor: I can see that you are reasonably healthy but I’m going to have to report you for eating beef which was banned during the Franken Administration three years ago.

You: Doc, there must be some mistake. I have been following the Michelle Obama dietary guidelines to the letter as instructed. I swear. I would never eat beef.

Doctor: That’s not what your earwax says.

You: Earwax? What earwax?

Doctor: That sample we took from you while we had you sedated. It revealed a high probability that you had consumed beef in violation of federal law. That will be a $5,000 fine.

You: No! There must be some mistake!

Doctor: The earwax doesn’t line. Oh, and while we’re discussing it, the earwax says you aren’t getting enough gay sex either. You need to watch that.


4 posted on 02/16/2014 3:09:09 AM PST by OrangeHoof (2001-2008: "Dissent Is Patriotism!" 2009-2016: "Dissent Is Racism!")
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To: OrangeHoof

LOL


5 posted on 02/16/2014 4:18:42 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Olog-hai
Tax payer money was spent on this study.

Some kid, maybe working late at McDonalds dealing with crazed, uncouth customers at midnight, then left cleaning the restroom after hours, payed for this with part of their paycheck.

6 posted on 02/16/2014 4:47:46 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Olog-hai
Person A- "So what do you do for a living, where do you work?

Person B- "I work for the City, I am an earwax and armpit olfactory analyst."

7 posted on 02/16/2014 5:07:06 AM PST by Moorings
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To: Olog-hai

Could the smell of your EARWAX reveal where you’ve been, what you’ve eaten and even if you are gay?

I’m sure the rear end could tell you that as well.


8 posted on 02/16/2014 5:17:17 AM PST by maddog55
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To: Olog-hai

9 posted on 02/16/2014 5:26:41 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Olog-hai

Ear wax? Gay?

I guess any port in a storm?


10 posted on 02/16/2014 5:27:19 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Olog-hai

Smell my beard. That’ll tell you where I’ve been.


11 posted on 02/16/2014 5:33:26 AM PST by Rodamala
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To: maddog55

Reminds of that Buddy Hackett “Waxjob” story...


12 posted on 02/16/2014 5:43:15 AM PST by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Stick a bendable straw up your nose....and stop being silly


13 posted on 02/16/2014 5:44:16 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

Didn’t they do this experiment in the 90’s? I think it was with belly button lint.


14 posted on 02/16/2014 5:49:12 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Insurgent Conservative)
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To: Olog-hai

You could find out the same things by analyzing any bodily secretion, given that secretions will always contain dead cells, which contain DNA, and that chemical residues present in the body will likely be secreted along with the mucous, wax, or whatever.


15 posted on 02/16/2014 5:55:48 AM PST by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
As hard as I try I can’t get my nose close enough to either ear.

Me either - I guess I'll never know what I had for lunch or if I'm a homo....

16 posted on 02/16/2014 5:58:11 AM PST by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Sacajaweau
Stick a bendable straw up your nose

You are innovative. That should come in useful as the democrats create thousands of jobs for earwax analysts.

17 posted on 02/16/2014 6:20:19 AM PST by Moorings
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To: exDemMom
chemical residues present in the body will likely be secreted along with the mucous, wax, or whatever.

Ok, now you're just trying to gross us out!

18 posted on 02/16/2014 6:22:02 AM PST by Moorings
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
can't be done, unless your pResident 0'Muslim,
w/his Pinonico nose (24' of it).

19 posted on 02/16/2014 7:02:36 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Olog-hai

You're a Homo!

20 posted on 02/16/2014 7:11:53 AM PST by aMorePerfectUnion
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

As hard as I try I can’t get my nose close enough to either ear.
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
Like ‘Grandma’ used to say...
Never put anything in your ear smaller than your elbow.
OR
Eat every bean and pee(sic) on your plate.

I used to have a friend that was a girl that would perform certain acts and she swore she could not only tell if you smoked but what brand.

I was usually so enamored and hammered that I didn’t realize she was looking in my shirt pocket?


21 posted on 02/16/2014 8:09:44 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 --When you have them by the short hairs, the minds and hearts soon follow.)
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To: exDemMom

You could find out the same things by analyzing any bodily secretion, given that secretions will always contain dead cells, which contain DNA, and that chemical residues present in the body will likely be secreted along with the mucous, wax, or whatever.


The ear wax probably stays with you a little bit longer.


22 posted on 02/16/2014 8:15:54 AM PST by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Olog-hai
I got yer "ear whacks" for ya ....
23 posted on 02/16/2014 9:03:40 AM PST by mikrofon ("Science")
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To: Olog-hai

Although the subject is a bit gross, I suppose that chemical analysis of one’s ear way might be pretty revealing. What I find interesting is that I have never seen mention of it on CSI or those reality forensics TV shows.
I have seen quite a few of those shows and have never heard a mention of this.


24 posted on 02/16/2014 10:05:22 AM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededication to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution)
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To: Olog-hai
Some researchers study the liver,some the kidneys and some the heart.Those who don't quite make the grade study ear wax.
25 posted on 02/16/2014 6:06:37 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Obama: "I can do whatever I want")
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