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Scientists invented a synthetic tongue that can taste whiskey better than any human

  • The robots may soon take one of the best jobs of them all: whiskey taste-testing.
  • Scientists recently designed a set of sensors, playfully called a “tongue,” that can analyze the chemical composition of whiskey and tell us about its age, country of origin and malt status.
  • The sensors are made of glowing solutions that change brightness when drops of whiskey are added to them. The result ultimately indicates different properties of the liquor — which may be noticeable to a whiskey master, but without the chemical certainty. Read more (6/9/17)

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