Cory Doctorow at 10:55 am Tue, May 22, 2012
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A great short video from a CalTech gas-sensing lab explains the science of gas-detection and analysis.
The Electronic Nose: Sniffing Out the Dangerous Stuff to Keep Our Noses Safe
Professor Farnsworth Smell-O-Scope
But will it tell you who farted?
Based on my experiences in airport security lines, the TSA desperately needs a machine that will.
How long before Smellovision weplaces television?
I read that in my Elmer Fudd voice.
Did I miss it or did the video actually not explain how the sensors worked? It seems it was 1) prep for sensors through bubbling, etc 2) hand-wave about sensor magic 3) analyze results.
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