The “biomarker profile deposited onto the skin” is clearly a mixture of human pheromones that affect emotional expressions in other humans.
Given the odds against non carbon-based life on other planets, perhaps some of us need definitions to tell us what life is. Others will look at what’s known about our adaptive evolution via ecological, social, neurogenic, and socio-cognitive niche construction…
I’ve culled these comments from wikipedia as a means to collect some of my thoughts. If ever I can determine how to get permission to edit the wikipedia pages, I will update the information there.
The influence of mammalian pheromones, including human pheromones, on behavior is becoming clearer and will continue to do so with the advent of data from the eusocial insect model of olfactory/pheromonal influences.