Saturday, June 02, 2007

A Nose For Tea

It's a development that's sure to turn the phrase "follow your nose" on its ear. Or something like that.

Researchers in India claim to have come up with an artificial nose, of sorts. According to the Hindustan Times, scientists at the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing devised the gadget as a way to detect complex odors and thereby improve the quality of tea being processed. For more information about the "E-Nose," click here.

For more on the tea/nose connection, be sure to check out this video at YouTube. Don't try this at home, kids. Or at least make sure the tea has cooled down before you do.

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