fresh bytes
Subscribe Now

“Electronic tongue” will test for hinky honey

It’s possible that the honey you buy in the supermarket isn’t pure – unscrupulous suppliers will often dilute it with cheaper substances such as corn syrup or molasses, in order to stretch their honey supplies farther. An “electronic tongue,” however, is claimed to detect such added ingredients faster than ever before.

While there are already established methods of testing honey to see if it’s been adulterated, the procedures can take up to several days. By contrast, via an “easy and cheap” process, the electronic tongue reportedly does its job in less than an hour. Read more at New Atlas.

Leave a Reply

featured blogs
Feb 18, 2020
If you are a whizz at waveforms vis-à-vis bells of a totally tubular persuasion, then any light you can shed on this subject would be very gratefully received....
Feb 17, 2020
Formal and High Level Synthesis Siemens partners with Arm on Automotive Electronics Design Can smart sensor systems anticipate and avoid danger? Overcoming Design Challenges with Simulation Divided on System Partitioning Formal and High Level Synthesis SemiWiki Mentor provide...
Feb 15, 2020
[From the last episode: We looked in more detail at the characteristics of threads.] Last week we ended with a question: we'€™re talking about threads running at the same time, in parallel, but'€¦ if you have only one CPU, how would that even work? That'€™s totally not ...
Feb 13, 2020
J.R. Bonnefoy, Systems Engineer at Samtec, walks us through a live product demonstration of a 70 GHz, high-performance test point system. This demo, from DesignCon 2020, incorporates two new high-performance products.  The demo is based on Samtec'€™s 56 Gbps PAM4 Produ...

Featured Video

Industry’s First USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Interoperability Demo -- Synopsys & ASMedia

Sponsored by Synopsys

Blazingly fast USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 are ready for your SoC. In this video, you’ll see Synopsys and ASMedia demonstrate the throughput available with Synopsys DesignWare USB 3.2 IP.

Learn more about Synopsys USB 3.2