By studying a range of individuals with persistent cabbage-scented breath, scientists have isolated a gene called SELENBP1 that generates sulphur-containing molecules and results in bad breath. What do you think?

“Ugh—Fine, I’ll cut down on the amount of SELENBP1 I’ve been eating.”

Stephen West • Urinal Cake Replacer

“This is a huge win for supporters of eugenics.”

Nichole Bianchi • Foot Stylist

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“It’s good to know it’s my unchangeable genetics, and not some personal failing, that’s made me repellent to people.”

Tim Banks • Wind Chime Jingler