News Release

Electronic nose might "sniff out" COVID-19-infected people at mass scale

Electronic nose might "sniff out" COVID-19-infected people at mass scale, according to a preliminary proof-of-concept study

Peer-Reviewed Publication


Electronic nose might

image: Testing of the "electronic nose" view more 

Credit: Kobi Snitz

Article Title: Proof of Concept for Real-Time Detection of SARS CoV-2 Infection with an Electronic Nose

Video Link: Video Credit: Weizmann Institute

Funding: This study was supported by pilot grants from MAFAT: The Israeli Ministry of Defense Directorate of Defense Research and Development, and from Sonia T. Marschak. This effort also relied on ongoing Sobel lab resources, provided by a European Research Council AdG. grant #670798 (SocioSmell) and Horizon 2020 FET Open project #662629 (NanoSmell). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

Competing Interests: The authors declare no competing interests exist.

Article URL:


Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.