Quote:If the animals can isolate the chemical marker, scientists at the nearby Monell Chemical Senses Center will work to create an electronic sensor to identify the same odorant.
"Because if the dogs can do it, then the question is, Can our analytical instrumentation do it? We think we can," Monell organic chemist George
Read more: http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/u-s-researc...z2bTyiacAX
My first thought on reading the headline was "have we given up any hope of developing any technology to help detect this type of cancer", then with further reading of the above article, I see that is what they are trying to do...create instrumentation to do what the olfactory senses of a dog seems to be able to do.
Many decades ago a female friend of mine died at the age of 26 of this cancer because her doctor could not detect it early enough.