Breathalyser Headsets: A Breath of Fresh Ear!

These days, it’s not your boozy breath that will give away your overindulgence in drink, but your ears! A “Breathalyser” headset has been developed by a team of scientists; it may very soon replace the traditional breathalyser. It uses a device that “blows” into your ears to determine blood-alcohol levels using a stream of air; there is no point, therefore, in pretending to be deaf. The next time you are pulled over, if the officer asks you to put on the aforementioned headset for a few seconds, don’t imagine for a minute he wants you to listen to the latest mix from his home studio…

http://www.slate.fr/story/210515/oreilles-peuvent-reveler-quantite-alcool-sang-casque-ivresse

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