Saturday, December 13, 2014

Honey Bees Used to Detect Diabetes

Let’s Explore Diabetes With Honeybees (Seriously — It Could Work In Urban Slums)
WBUR, August 21, 2014
The latest book by humorist David Sedaris is implausibly titled “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls.” But as we all know, life is stranger than literature: Now, an imaginative team of social entrepreneurs has devised a way to explore diabetes with bees — that is, to train honeybees to diagnose hidden cases of diabetes…

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