Artificial ‘nose’ sniffs out pollution to protect Disney art on international tour

When original drawings and sketches from Walt Disney Animation Studio’s more than 90-year history traveled internationally last summer, conservators had the opportunity to monitor the artwork with a new state-of-the-art sensor. A team of researchers developed a super-sensitive artificial ‘nose,’ customized specifically to detect pollutants before they could irreversibly damage the artwork. The researchers report on their efforts at the 251st National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. —> Read More

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