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“Pheromones have really caught the public imagination, particularly in association with sex or desire,” he says.
“But the bottom line is that for the present it’s still true to say that no human pheromone has ever been robustly demonstrated, and certainly not chemically identified.”So if they don’t exist, how did wind of human pheromones reach the public in the first place?
And so in addition to the 11 “attraction genes” Pheramor uses to suss out biological compatibility, the company also encourages users to connect its app with all their social media profiles, to be data-mined for personality traits and mutual interests.
Love, even in 2018, can’t be reduced to your genes.complicated bit of calculus.
On its website, the company explains that people are more likely to be attracted to one another the more different their DNA is.
“The way species can ‘sense’ how different the DNA is in a potential mate is through smelling their pheromones,” states the site’s science section. “But the reality is that there’s no scientific evidence for something called a pheromone,” says Richard Doty, who studies smell and taste at the University of Pennsylvania.
Its app, which is available for i OS and Android, is a sort of 23and Me meets Tinder meets monogamists.
Of course, sexual chemistry isn’t just about deoxyribonucleic acid.
But experts like Wyatt say the science behind matching you with someone who has different immune system genes remains theoretical.