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Smart Woman: Cancer Sniffing Dogs

Dogs are playing an increasing role in detecting cancer. Scientist are trying to develop a technology that sniff out cancer, just like dogs. A canine’s sense of smell is so refined, they hope one day dogs will be able to decipher between different types of cancer.
Dogs are playing an increasing role in detecting cancer. Dogs have a strong sense of smell, up to a hundred thousand times better than humans. Scientists are now trying to develop technology that sniffs out cancer, just like dogs can. Scientist say a canine’s sense of smell is so refined,they may one day be able to decipher between different types of cancer. Researchers in the United States are already testing a machine called a “Mechanical Dog” that sniffs a patient’s breath to detect cancer. Experts say if trial go well, the technology could be a common screening tool within five years.
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