artificial noses

Big nose prevents illnesses including cold

May 17th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Not fond of your large nose? Well, here is a reason to cheer up-it can actually protect you from illnesses including colds, says a research.Scientists found that larger ... Read more...

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Scientists edging closer to ‘artificial noses’

April 24th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Tracking something as elusive as a single molecule has been made possible by minute strings that resonate in characteristic fashion. If a molecule docks onto one of the ... Read more...

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‘Artificial noses’ come closer to reality

April 24th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): By using nanotechnology- or more specifically "nano-electromechanical systems", or NEMS-scientists have taken a major step towards creating 'artificial noses'.In a bid to track down single molecules, nano researchers ... Read more...

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Cancer-sniffing artificial noses on the anvil

February 28th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Duke University researchers are decoding the way peoples noses recognize scents a development that will lay the groundwork for a future of cancer-sniffing artificial noses.In an experiment, ... Read more...

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MIT engineers edge closer to creation of ‘artificial nose’

September 30th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) MIT bio-engineers have found a way to mass-produce smell receptors in the lab, edging closer to creation of 'artificial noses'.The work could also allow scientists to unlock the ... Read more...

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Artificial noses come closer to reality

September 30th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): Biological engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a method of producing smell receptors in the laboratory, showing the possibility of creation of artificial ... Read more...

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