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WSU researcher evaluates wine with unusual partner
September 24, 2013

Video by Matt Haugen, WSU News
By Chelsea Pickett, WSU News writing intern
PULLMAN, Wash. – An “electronic tongue” at Washington State University is hard-wired to taste wines in a way that humans cannot.

Unlike human taste buds, the e-tongue never tires or takes a day off, even after hours of around-the-clock sampling, said Carolyn Ross, assistant professor of food science who runs the sensory evaluation lab.