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Sep 29, 2022

It’s official: Dogs can sniff out stress on humans’ breath and sweat

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience

Dogs are amazing, and we all know it.

Dogs do a lot for us. They sniff out diseases, lead those who are blind or visually impaired, and search for humans in disaster areas. And it would come as no surprise if we told you that they could detect stress through humans’ sweat and breath, as well.

Researchers from Queen’s University, Belfast, collected sweat and breath samples of 36 participants before and after they handled a tense mental arithmetic task.


Queen’s University Belfast.

A recent study published in the journal PLOS ONE has revealed just that.

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