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Thursday July 27, 2006 7:21 pm

‘Nanodog’ to Sniff Out Bombs at Airports

Posted by Dave White Categories: Misc. Tech, Science, Transportation

Airport Screening StationJust when you thought you were caught up on airport security comes a report out of the U.K. of a sniffing dog so small you can’t see him with your own eyes. Actually, it’s not a dog at all. It’s more like a gadget. Okay, it’s a nano sensor that is being developed by a team of scientists at the University of Wales. They’re just calling it a “nanodog” because of what it does: It “sniffs” for explosives at a level that a live dog can’t match, one part per trillion. That renders useless even the most clever bomb-hiding methods and devices.

Read More | icWales via Engadget

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