Recently, Debajit Saha, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Michigan State University, and his team tapped into the odor-sensing circuitry of the locust brain to detect the scent signatures of human oral cancers. Saha previously used locusts for sniffing out bombs, making the transition to cancer detection an interesting one.
— Read more in Scents and Sense-Abilities: Using Bug Brainpower to Smell Cancer at TheScientist.
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