Sometimes science is awesome, and then sometimes is a total game changer!
A study recently came out that shows some diseases can be detected just by smelling a person’s breath. Right now, they’re working with dogs, who have ruff-ly 295 million more scent receptors than humans, to create a handheld device which hospitals can use to screen for illness, including some kinds of cancer!
There's also a chip that can be put into phones and will detect diseases just by you breathing on the screen!
Science is AH-Mazing, right?!
But if you have a strong sense of smell it’s still possible for you to detect them too! Here’s what you’re looking for:
A person with diabetes will have breath that smells like
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