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Kerchoo: Use your smartphone to sniff out allergens

As we welcome spring flowers and blooming trees, some of us also say hello to itchy eyes, runny noses, and a persistent cough. But instead of just reaching for tissue, seasonal allergy sufferers can reach for their phones loaded with these handy allergy tracking apps. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports in this Tech Minute.

By Apr. 1, 2014

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Scratch-and-sniff jeans keep you smellin' fine

Denim doyen Brandon Svarc of Naked & Famous has created a line of Teflon-coated jeans that release a minty fresh aroma when you scratch the fabric.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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Smells like terrier spirit: 'First Sniff' spoofs 'First Kiss' video

"First Sniff," an adorable spoof of the viral "First Kiss" ad masked as art, replaces humans with dogs, proving that people aren't the only ones who can't keep their paws off each other.

By Mar. 14, 2014

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'Scent device' aims to sniff out bladder cancer

Researchers develop a "scent device" they hope may prove to be a reliable way to detect cancer in patients' urine before it becomes a serious problem.

By Jul. 9, 2013

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Sensor motes sniff out Google I/O data trends

A mesh network of 500 electronics boards captures radio noise, temperature, humidity, and foot traffic at Google's developer show.

By May. 14, 2013

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Nanotech device could step in for dogs to sniff out explosives

Scientists say their tech is inspired by the canine olfactory mucus layer, which absorbs and then concentrates airborne molecules.

By Nov. 20, 2012

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An electronic nose to sniff out nasty chemicals

Using materials technology to add a touch interface to devices, U.K. scientists develop an electronic nose sensor able to be tied into clothing or paper.

By May. 11, 2012

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Could an electronic nose sniff out heart failure?

A German team unveils an "electronic nose" system that uses metal oxide-based gas sensors to detect heart failure.

By Aug. 29, 2011

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Sniff-activated system drives wheelchairs

A system out of Israel lets the severely disabled navigate wheelchairs, surf the Net, or communicate with others via a pattern of inhalations and exhalations.

By Jul. 27, 2010