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Scientists use glowing dyes to spot fake whiskey

Thu Jun 08 08:10:50 EDT 2017 | Popular Science
Sometimes science means sacrifice. Other times, it means buying 1,000 euros worth of whiskey. That’s what one team of scientists in Europe did to test their high-tech new technique for telling whiskies apart. Of course, “we had to use our own money,” says study co-author Uwe Bunz of Heidelberg University. “You can’t just use state funds, otherwise I think our higher-up administration would be fairly unhappy.” The technique, unveiled in a study released today in the journal Chem, not only identif..

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