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Jun 30, 2022

Robot Nose That Can “Smell” Disease on Your Breath

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, chemistry, robotics/AI

Summary: A new robotic system can identify volatile organic compounds associated with diseases by analyzing bodily emissions.

Source: Tsinghua University Press.

Scientists are working on diagnostic techniques that could sniff out chemical compounds from breath, sweat, tears and other bodily emissions and that act as fingerprints of thousands of diseases.

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