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Dog detectors

In this programme, Dan and Neil talk about man’s best friend – the dog, and teach you six items of vocabulary.

This week’s question:

In what percentage of cases were dogs able to detect the presence of cancer in urine?  Is it

a) 50%

b) 70%

c) 90%

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

Vocabulary

as sick as a dog
very sick

paws
the feet of certain animals which have pads and claws

biosensor
a sensor which uses a living thing to detect chemicals

to screen
to examine something for its suitability

deterrent
a thing which stops a person from doing something

orthodoxy
a generally accepted way of doing things

March 30, 2017

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