Science & Technology
Lasers could 'sense' hidden explosives
By T.K. Randall
June 8, 2010 · 3 comments
Image Credit: US Army
British scientists have developed a technology based on lasers that can detect hidden explosives.
The new technology could prove invaluable to soldiers by helping them to detect mines and hidden roadside bombs in Iraq or Afghanistan, it works because the lasers react to vapours from explosives such as TNT.
UK scientists claim to have developed laser technology able to sense hidden explosives. The technology could help to detect landmines and roadside bombs and to improve airport security.
Source: BBC News
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