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BrainStuff

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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

Why Does Gasoline Smell So Good?

July 20th, 2016

Episode 1029 of 1067 episodes

Some people sense a sweet, euphoric odor when pumping gas into their car. Why is that? And is it hazardous?

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