27 Oct '14, 10pm

Did you know that honeybees can be trained to detect cancer?

Did you know that honeybees can be trained to detect cancer?

in Eindhoven, Portuguese designer Susana Soares presented a device that can detect cancer and other diseases using honey bees . Known for their extraordinary sense of smell, bees can detect airborne molecules in the parts per trillion range and can be trained to recognize certain smells associated with diseases such as lung, skin and pancreatic cancer, as well as tuberculosis.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/susana-soares-diagnostic-glass-devic...

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