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February 13th, 2006

The e-nose will know

Abstract:
The Penn-Monell collaborators have pioneered a new approach they say may one day be able to "smell" hundreds, if not thousands, of different scents, with a sensitivity rivaling that of the keenest bloodhound. The key is a curious combination of the latest space-age material with a biological substance almost as old as life itself: carbon nanotubes coated with a thin layer of animal DNA.

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