We're working with professional trainers in South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales to train dogs to sniff out COVID-19. They could be highly valuable in managing the spread of infection.
Imagine being able to detect a smell from more than a kilometre away. Dogs can sniff out things from a greater distance than that.
There are many ways to reduce harm from drugs at music festivals beyond the much publicised pill testing. Here's what else we can do.
Security in cities can make some people feel safe while excluding others. New ways of planning and policing public space are needed to ensure cities are safe and accessible for all.
Elephants have the highest count of olfactory receptor genes of any species tested to date. This suggests that they may be the best smellers in the animal kingdom.
New research is narrowing the gap, creating technology with the detecting capabilities of canines but without the downsides of relying on a biological system.
Sniffer dogs are great at finding gorillas in thick forest – but it comes at a price.
Police sniffer dog breeding and training is set for reform. as a team of scientists begin to create a chemical profile to…