Tag: "explosives" at biology news
Instruction manual for creating a molecular nose
...s: this kind of biosensor could sniff out poisons, explosives
or drugs, for instance. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research and the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry recently revealed a technique for integrating membrane proteins into artificial structures. Membrane proteins have sever...
T-ray breakthrough could make detecting disease far easier
...cts as varied as biological cell abnormalities and explosives
has been announced. Researchers at the Universit...ality control of prescribed drugs and detection of explosives
to be carried out more easily, as many complex molecules have distinctive signatures in this part of...
Detecting explosives with honeybees
...od for training the common honey bee to detect the explosives
used in bombs. Based on knowledge of bee biology,...hen they were exposed to vapors from TNT, C4, TATP explosives
and propellants. According to Tim Haarmann, principal investigator for the Stealthy Insect Senso...
Chemical warfare agent detection technology used to treat lung disease
...hnology used to detect chemical warfare agents and explosives
is being employed by scientists at The University ...rchers are using a sensor, commonly used to detect explosives
at airports, to develop a new way of diagnosing lung disease. The microDMx TM sensor, developed by...
York researchers develop pollution-busting plants to clean up contaminated land
...e resulted in pollution of land and groundwater by explosives
resistant to biological degradation. Large tracts...the soil in contaminated land that can utilise the explosives
as a source of nitrogen for growth. But, because RDX is so mobile in soil, the bacteria present are ...
War on terror meets war on cancer
...e method also has been used to track the source of explosives
favored by terrorists, and has been proposed as a way to use hair samples from terrorists to determine their past movements, based on isotope ratios in food and water at different locations. How the New Study Was Performed Prevailing wisdom says ...