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Dogs can be trained to be cancer-sniffing wizards, detecting cancerous fumes wafting from diseased cells. This sniffing could help diagnose people, which begs the question: why aren't dogs screening us for cancer right now?
There's only one group of people who really know what happens when you die: the dead. And since the dead won't be revealing their secrets anytime soon, it's up to scientists to explain what happens when a person dies.
For dog owners, the following scenario may be all too familiar: You get home from a long day of work only to find your favorite slippers in tatters on the floor, scattered pieces of foam torn from the sofa cushions and teeth marks on your chair.