March 28, 2023


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Cancer tests are expensive. Better to hire … ants

We’ve known that for some time Some crabs affect the smell of urine, but for the first time it has been shown that ants can benefit from this knowledge. — as we read in a study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, they’re so effective at this that you can think of them in terms of affordable tests.

What is worth highlighting here is the study It is a continuation of the previous work of the author and her teamwhich showed that ants are able to “sniff out” human cancer cells grown in a lab. In the current study, scientists at70 ants of the common European species Formica fusca (Gentle Primrose) were exposed to urine samples from healthy and diseased mice..

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