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- n. Plural form of e-nose.
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University of Buffalo researchers are trying to scale up and scale down existing e-noses at the same time: scale up their sensitivity, and scale down their size.
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The method could conceivably detect anything from spoiled milk to explosives, the researchers say -- a major advancement over existing e-noses, which search for only a couple of specific molecules.
Emerging low-power technologies will serve health-care applications, enabling devices such as e-noses.
Artificial e-noses have only been commercially available for around 10 years, but the sad truth is that scientific research has a long way to go before these devices are as proficient at distinguishing between chemicals as Fido, so what is the point of even trying?
However, it is the use of electronic or e-noses which …
Of course, that’s 35 to 70 dog years which I mention only because dogs have already done what we’re trying to create e-noses to do.