Geneticist and “aroma sculptor” Michael Moisseeff examines items in his laboratory in Montegut-Lauragais near Toulouse, southwestern France, in July. Photo: AFPGeneticist and “aroma sculptor” Michael Moisseeff examines items in his laboratory in Montegut-Lauragais near Toulouse, southwestern France, in July. Photo: AFP
Geneticist and “aroma sculptor” Michael Moisseeff examines items in his laboratory in Montegut-Lauragais near Toulouse, southwestern France, in July. Photo: AFP

Want to smell the moon? French ‘aroma sculptor’ thinks he’s captured elusive scent

  • Geneticist Michael Moisseeff based reconstruction on descriptions from astronauts who had walked lunar surface, including Neil Armstrong
  • His next project takes him back to the Renaissance as he attempts to reconstruct the scent of the Mona Lisa

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Geneticist and “aroma sculptor” Michael Moisseeff examines items in his laboratory in Montegut-Lauragais near Toulouse, southwestern France, in July. Photo: AFPGeneticist and “aroma sculptor” Michael Moisseeff examines items in his laboratory in Montegut-Lauragais near Toulouse, southwestern France, in July. Photo: AFP
Geneticist and “aroma sculptor” Michael Moisseeff examines items in his laboratory in Montegut-Lauragais near Toulouse, southwestern France, in July. Photo: AFP
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