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New Device Sniffs Out Diseases Just Like Medical Detection Dogs

Trained dogs can detect some of the world’s most serious forms of cancers and other diseases just by using their noses. Now, a team of researchers is using this method to create a “robotic nose” that mimics this process to more rapidly detect diseases in the future.

The study comprises researchers from MIT and other institutions, as well as the U.K.-based charity Medical Detection Dogs. It was published in the journal PLOS ONE.

Read the full article here. 

source: Fabienne Lang - Interesting Engineering