Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Breathy Diagnosis - Researchers at ETH Zurich, Switzerland have devised a simple and rapid method for analysing both volatile and non-volatile compounds in breath as it is exhaled. Breath "fingerprints" were identified for a healthy male Asian subject before and after eating cheese. Using the same techniques, the researchers have also identified fingerprints for beer, tobacco, and garlic.

I really need to brush my teeth more often.

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