Israeli scientists develop sniffing robot with locust antennae, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Israeli scientists develop sniffing robot with locust antennae, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Tel Aviv: A new sniffing robot equipped with a biological sensor that uses the antennae of locusts could help advance disease diagnosis and improve security checks, its Israeli developers said. Locusts have an acute sense of smell, which the researchers in Tel Aviv University have managed to harness to their bio-hybrid robot, making it far … Read more

Sniffing out Covid-19

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Could specially trained sniffer dogs soon be used to detect coronavirus at airports? According to a French-Lebanese research team, the animals can detect Covid-19 in almost 100% of cases, after smelling human sweat. Now they are training 20 dogs belonging to Lebanon’s security forces to screen arrivals at Beirut airport. If the trial is successful, … Read more