This follows along the concept used in Japan about Pollen Sniffing Robots. Though it doesn't explain to me how this little guy thinks "people taste like bacon." I guess there in lies the difference between olfactory and gastronomic senses. I still think robots will rise up against us in revolution, tracking us down like pigs so they can eat our flesh.
Thursday, March 13, 2008
"An electronic nose approaching the cability of the human sniffer, remains a dream despite twenty-five years of research" say German Scientist at Thuringia International School Weimar. Electronic noses are great at picking up non-odorous chemicals. Deciphering smells such as fruity, grassy and sweet are just beyond the nose. Information via Science Elements Podcast #51 March 10, 2008