Honey Bees Can Be Trained To Detect Cancer In 10 Minutes


Mashable.com   By Meg Wagner   11/14/13    

 

Doctors have long treated patients for exceptionally bad bee stings, but now, it looks like the insects may be helping the field of medicine.

New research from Inscentinel, a UK-based firm specializing in insect research, suggests that honey bees can be trained to detect certain early-stage cancers in humans.

Using this breakthrough, Portuguese designer Susana Soares has developed a glass device for diagnosis using honey bees and... 

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