Artificial whisky taster has the palate of a connoisseur
Could you spot the fake?Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesBy Timothy RevellAfter robots take your job, they could drink your whisky too. A synthetic tongue can pick out different qualities in whiskies, such as their brand, age and country of origin. “We can use this to detect fake whiskies,” says Uwe Bunz at Heidelberg University, Germany....
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