27 Aug 2019

Artificial tongue detects counterfeit whiskey

From Nine To Noon, 9:40 am on 27 August 2019

Scientists in Scotland have developed an 'artificial tongue' that can detect subtle differences between drams of whisky to help in the fight against counterfeit beverages.

The tiny gadget can also be used to identify poison and pollution in rivers.

Lynn Freeman talks to Dr Alasdair Clark from Glasgow University.

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Photo: University of Glasgow