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Nature’s Templates Improve Environmental Monitoring

Dec 13 1901

Author: Rebecca Simpson on behalf of Gospel

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Advances in the emerging technology of artificial olfaction (AO) promise more accurate and sensitive environmental monitoring. By borrowing from nature’s templates, AO has achieved breakthroughs in detecting substances to the parts per billion – a thousand-fold increase in sensitivity over traditional methods. AO – the science of complex gas sensing – mimics the biological sense of smell. It provides an objective and quantitative assessment of odour, and can target non-odorant gases in complex mixtures.

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