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[Source: ScienceDaily] - Moths need just the essence of a flower's scent to identify it, according to new research from The University of Arizona in Tucson.
Although a flower's odor can be composed of hundreds of chemicals, a moth uses just a handful to recognize the flower.
It's like identifying a piece of music from hearing only the notes played by a few key instruments, said lead researcher Jeffrey A. Riffell.
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