Technion Israel Insitute According to a media report, a leading Israeli scientist at a premier research institute of the country is developing a ‘cancer-sniffing’ device.

The Israeli Hossam Haiek, is a researcher at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. He won a grant of almost $2, 00,00,000 to develop an ‘electric nose’ that will help to sniff out cancer.

The researchers aims to develop tiny, nanometric sensors that can detect various types of tumors and will help to determine various stages of Cancer using samples from a patient’s breath.

Hossam Haiek is expected to set up a new laboratory and will hire researchers from Israel as well as from abroad to develop the diagnostic device.