Watch a Trained Pup Detect Prostate Cancer From a Urine Sample
Watch a Trained Pup Detect Prostate Cancer From a Urine Sample
Good girl, Florin!
Watch a Trained Pup Detect Prostate Cancer From a Urine Sample
Watch a Trained Pup Detect Prostate Cancer From a Urine Sample

Good girl, Florin!

Good girl, Florin!

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Dogs Are Teaching Machines to Sniff Out Cancer
Dogs Are Teaching Machines to Sniff Out Cancer
Asher Jones | Feb 18, 2021
In a proof-of-concept study, researchers used dogs’ diagnoses of prostate cancer to inform a machine learning algorithm with the goal of one day detecting cancers with canine-level accuracy.
Extracting Exosomes to Detect Signs of Cancer in Urine
Extracting Exosomes to Detect Signs of Cancer in Urine
Ruth Williams | Apr 1, 2018
A new device uses anchored nanowires to capture extracellular vesicles from pee for microRNA analysis.
Infographic: Capturing Exosomes From Fluids
Infographic: Capturing Exosomes From Fluids
Ruth Williams | Mar 31, 2018
A microfluidic device collects microRNAs for analysis.
Urine Test for TB Yields Results in 12 Hours
Urine Test for TB Yields Results in 12 Hours
Jef Akst | Dec 13, 2017
The new test could improve upon two current methods to diagnose tuberculosis—a skin test or culturing bacteria from saliva, both of which take days.
2016 Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions
2016 Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions
The Scientist Staff | Nov 30, 2016
These runners up to the Top 10 Innovations of 2016 caught our judges' attention.
CDC: Screen Pee for Zika, Too
CDC: Screen Pee for Zika, Too
Tanya Lewis | May 11, 2016
Health officials say testing urine as well as blood samples can provide a more accurate diagnosis than screening blood alone.
Putting the Pee in Pluripotency
Putting the Pee in Pluripotency
Kerry Grens | Apr 1, 2016
One man’s waste is another man’s treasure trove of stem cells.