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Dogs have a nose for it

... artificial nose that is just as good at detecting landmines as canine sniffers. White says Settles's results are helping them redesign their device, so that it mimics the way a dog samples air. The machine "breathes" air in and out, instead of drawing it straight through. Because its sensors remove most of t...

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Sandia, University Of Montana Researchers Try Training Bees To Find Buried Landmines

... 70 countries worldwide,with an average 40,000 new landmines deployed each week. In many developing countries, ... out there, they'll find it andbring it back." All landmines leak small amounts of explosives into nearbysoil or water. Sandia's mine-detection research has focu...

Bees The Buzz In Landmine Detection

...as secret agentsin the mission to find millions of landmines scattered worldwide. Pacific Northwest eng...s can betrained, they will be a means for locating landmines or unexploded ammunition onfiring ranges or old battlefields. The University of Montana i...

Chemical "Nose" Could Sniff Out Landmines

...ol for finding the estimated 120million unexploded landmines hidden around the world. The chemicals that mayrelieve dogs of this dangerous duty are being developed by a team of scientistsatthe Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge. "We've come up with a very specific, sophisticated polymeric mat...

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