This Device Can Diagnose 17 Diseases From One Breath

The newfangled breathalyzer detects illnesses that include lung cancer and multiple sclerosis.

Published On 12/30/2016
12:03 PM EST
Researchers took breath samples from about 1,400 people from five different countries, and tested them for 17 different diseases with a breathalyzer-like device. Then, they verified the results using another method, called GC-MS. Credit: Nakhleh, M.K. et al. ACS Nano (2016)