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Utah Innovation: Bomb-Sniffing Technology

Ling Zang, University of Utah
Ling Zang, University of Utah

By Kim Schuske

Slat Lake City, UT – With the increased threat of terrorism, airports, police, and the military are on high alert. Currently the most sensitive and reliable way to detect a bomb is with a well trained dog. But researchers at the University of Utah are using nanotechnology to develop a handheld device that could eventually put bomb-sniffing dogs out of work. Kim Schuske has this report in her series on innovative technologies being developed in Utah.

USTAR website

Nano Institute website

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