Bees Used to "Smell" a Good Wine

Do you know if you are drinking a good wine? Well, you won't need a wine connoisseur to find out. Queensland Brain Institute is carrying out research to detect a good wine by "smell". Using bees' "noses" in fact.

Bees have an extremely sensitive sense of smell. The aroma of wine is being blown over bees, and it is being noted how they react.

Eventually, machines will be developed that will imitate the bees' sensitivity. The electronic noses will be used in wine production to monitor the production process to ensure a good quality wine for the market.
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