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Can dogs sniff out malaria? | James Logan

Credit: TED
Published on October 21, 2019 - Duration: 17:40s

Can dogs sniff out malaria? | James Logan

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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