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October 9th, 2006

Nanotubes detect chemical weapons, explosives

Abstract:
Airport screening might become an easier process Ė for the screeners and the screenees Ė if things go the way University of Illinois Professor Michael Strano and colleagues plan. Think simply (of) walking down the hallway to your flight through a network of tiny sensors you don't see, which can sniff out even molecular-scale indications of explosives accurately, reliably and in real time as you and other passengers pass by.

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