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Iranian Student Uses Honey Bee to Discover Minerals

TEHRAN (FNA)- An Iranian student has utilized honey bee’s sense of smell to find out minerals for the first time in the world, the vice-chancellor of the Azad University of Mahallat Branch said. Mohammad Ali Aliabadi said that Ariya Samimi, … Continue reading

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Can honey bees really be trained to detect cancer in ten minutes?

The bees are placed in a glass chamber which the patient exhales from If bees fly into a secondary chamber then ‘the disease has been detected’ The inventor Susana Soares says bees can be trained in 10 minutes A Portuguese … Continue reading

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How honey bees may one day help detect signs of cancers

Honey bees have a powerful sense of smell and can be trained to detect symptoms of disease on human breath Honey bees have a powerful sense of smell and can pick up on a plethora of odours, from concealed explosives to telltale … Continue reading

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