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How We're Using Dogs To Sniff Out Malaria

Video   Nov 15, 2019 | Taken from TED, YouTube

 

What if we could diagnose some of the world's deadliest diseases by the smells our bodies give off? In a fascinating talk and live demo, biologist James Logan introduces Freya, a malaria-sniffing dog, to show how we can harness the awesome powers of animal scent to detect chemical signatures associated with infection – and change the way we diagnose disease.

 
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