What’s better at finding a hidden bomb — a dog or an electronic chemical detector? In this episode, the Reactions team travels to the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory to find out.
Detection of land mines by amplified fluorescence quenching of polymer films: a man-portable chemical sniffer for detection of ultratrace concentrations of explosives emanating from land mines
Is It Possible to Predict the Odor of a Molecule on the Basis of its Structure?
Odors: from chemical structures to gaseous plumes.
Vapor Pressure of Hexamethylene Triperoxide Diamine (HMTD) Estimated Using Secondary Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry.
Prostate cancer and dog sense of smell
Sniffing animals as a diagnostic tool in infectious diseases
Demining Dogs in Colombia - A Review of Operational Challenges, Chemical Perspectives, and Practical Implications
The Limits of Detection
Sniffing Out Bombs: Canine vs. Machine
Can next-generation bomb ‘sniffing’ technology outdo dogs on explosives detection?
Dogs Teach Bomb-Sniffing Machines New Tricks [Podcast episode, 2017]
America Is Running Out of Bomb-Sniffing Dogs [2017 article]
Dog sniffing at the superbowl
Birds and Dogs: Toward a Comparative Perspective on Odor Use and Detection
- Dogs' olfactory diagnostics applied on human species: state of the art and clinical perspectives.
- Odor Perception by Dogs: Evaluating Two Training Approaches for Odor Learning of Sniffer Dogs
Olfaction and aging
Olfactory Generalization in Detector Dogs
When the Nose Doesn’t Know: Canine Olfactory Function Associated With Health, Management, and Potential Links to Microbiota
- Explosives-sniffing grasshoppers?
Sniffer dogs in the melanoma clinic? (This is the first study that indicated dogs might be able to sniff out cancers, but it was a case study)
- Canine scent detection for the diagnosis of lung cancer in a screening-like situation
- Conducting polymers in sensor design
- DARPA Dog’s Nose