Did you know that dogs can smell up to 100,000 times better than the average person? Most of us are familiar with service or police dogs using their nose to sniff out a particular scent, but researchers have been recently harnessing the power of a dogs nose to find malaria, diabetes and even some of the hardest-to-detect cancers.
Links for more information:
- PBS – Nova: Dogs’ Dazzling Sense of Smell
- Twitter: @MariaGoodavage