Dogs can sniff out cancer with 97% accuracy


  • Dogs can pick out blood samples from people with cancer with 97%accuracy, as per a study.
  • Dogs have smell receptors 10,000 times more accurate than humans’, making them highly sensitive to odors we cannot perceive.
  • For the study, the team used a form of clicker training to teach four beagles to distinguish between normal blood serum and samples from patients with malignant lung cancer.
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