Science and Technology

Disease Detecting Chewing Gum with Ben Lewis

Posted on: Thu 17 Aug 2017

European scientists have developed a brand new type of chewing gum, with unique capabilities. The ordinarily bland tasting gum will change flavour it is detects the presence of certain compounds, and for a very important reason!

Ben Lewis from The Royal Institution of Australia spoke with Jennie Lenman about this and other wacky science stories!


Produced by Tom Jordan

Image source: Julie Alexander, Wikimedia Commons (CC Attribution 2.0 Generic License)


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