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'Ode' de Fragrance: Alumna's New Book Is a Love Letter to Scent

Elise Pearlstine — wildlife biologist, perfumer, author, alumna — discusses the complex and storied relationship between humans and fragrant plants in her newest book.

Flowers cast their smells not to get humans to stop and smell, but to communicate with the world around them, according to the book Scent: A Natural History of Fragrance, by UNLV alumna Elise Vernon Pearlstine. (Becca Schwartz/UNLV)

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