Honey Bees detecting Cancer

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Portuguese designer Susana Soares has developed a device for detecting cancer and other serious diseases using trained bees. Truly fascinating! Read more over on dezeen.

(Thanks Barbara)

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  1. This was part of an amazing show a few years ago at the Moma called ‘Design and the Elastic Mind’ curated by Paola Antonelli. It was a wonderful mix of design and science that brought to the forefront lots of great ideas. Also, there’s a great interview with Paola on Charlie Rose, also very amazing. In it she says something like, if designers worked closely with policy makers, we’d be living in a very different world.