The Stinky Truths About Your Sweat

Sweating is evolution’s most successful cooling system, letting humans to remain on the transfer significantly extended than most fur-lined animals. But how a lot sweat is too a lot? Exactly where ought to we be perspiring the most? (Our armpits? The backs of our knees?) And why does some sweat smell so a lot? These are among the the inquiries that journalist, amateur athlete, and major sweater Tom Vanderbilt has pondered for many years. In this episode, he finally gets them answered by Canadian chemist Sarah Everts, writer of the new book The Joy of Sweat: The Weird Science of Perspiration.

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