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The smell of rain - scientists have come up with the word for this.

Do you have the ability to smell rain before it actually happens? The word for describing this distinct smell is 'petrichor'. For those of you interested in learning about what this smell is and how it is formed, we recommend reading a recent fascinating article in CSIRO News - the article can be found at CSIRO News Blog http://csironewsblog.com/…/the-smell-of-rain-how-our-scien…/.