Virtual taste and smell

You can now add a virtual taste anf smell to a tasteless snack!

Meiji University in Japan has developed a taste display that can artificially recreate any flavor by triggering the five different tastes on a user’s tongue. Researchers can also create virtual smells by electrocuting your nose.

Electric Chopsticks Add Salty Flavor Where None Exists article tells how a special pair of chopsticks built by Nimesha Ranasinghe could let you experience that great salty taste without actually consuming any salt.

This Lickable Screen Can Recreate Almost Any Taste or Flavor Without Eating Food
https://gizmodo.com/this-lickable-screen-can-recreate-almost-any-taste-or-f-1843609903

Virtual reality with smells and taste will meet synthetic food
https://www.epanorama.net/blog/2018/10/22/virtual-reality-with-smells-and-taste-will-meet-synthetic-food/

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  2. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Is it Hot in Here, or Is it Just My Cranial Nerve?
    https://www.hackster.io/news/is-it-hot-in-here-or-is-it-just-my-cranial-nerve-799d0ae1d603

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  3. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Researchers have discovered a technique for making multi-colored, iridescent chocolate. Cooked up in a university kitchen — literally — these colorful chocolates require no additives or special ingredients.

    Nanotech Diffraction Gratings Give ETH Zurich’s Chocolate an Iridescent Sheen — Without Additives
    https://www.hackster.io/news/nanotech-diffraction-gratings-give-eth-zurich-s-chocolate-an-iridescent-sheen-without-additives-22b7ef6496ac

    https://spectrum.ieee.org/nanoclast/semiconductors/nanotechnology/researchers-create-shiny-rainbows-of-nanotech-chocolate

    Clever “P-flat” Sheets Allow for Simple “Holographic” Effects on 3D-Printed Objects
    https://www.hackster.io/news/clever-p-flat-sheets-allow-for-simple-holographic-effects-on-3d-printed-objects-d8b2efaed696q

    Good for up to 50 prints, the “P-flat” sheets transfer fine diffracting grating patterns to the flat bottom layer of any 3D-printed object.

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