Happy Dog Blog
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Replacement for Dog Nose
This electronic sensor, developed by Spanish and Swedish researchers is better than a human nose at distinguishing apples from pears.
It has 32 sensors. The mechanism for determining the odor sounds fairly complicated and requires putting a sample inside a "pre-chamber" for analysis. The results can be viewed on a 3-D graph.
Will it replace a dog nose?
It looks a lot more scientific, certainly, but, for now I'll place my trust in the dog.
Besides, no self-respecting dog is going to want apples and pears stuffed into his pre-chamber.
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