Susana Soares: Bees to detect your diseases just in minutes

Susana Soares: Bees to detect your diseases just in minutes


Bees have a phenomenal odor perception. They can be trained within minutes using Pavlov's reflex to target a specific odor. Bees explores how we might co-habit with natural biological systems and use their potential to increase our perceptive abilities. The aim of this project is to develop collaborative relations between scientific and technological research, beekeepers and design, among others, translating the outcome into systems and objects that people can understand and use, engendering significant adjustments.

The object depicted provides a diagnosis using bees to detect general health through breath. These bees inside glass bowl will help you to diagnose your disease by just breathing into Susana's glass thingies, bees have great sense of smelling & the can detect medical conditions like tuberculosis, lung and skin cancer.


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