national security

Black Silicon Can Help Detect Explosives

by Far Eastern Federal University

New device is able to detect trace amounts of nitroaromatic compounds and can be applied to identify the majority of explosives or highly toxic pollutants for medical and forensic evaluations

A Shoe-Box-Sized Chemical Detector

by University of Michigan

New sensor could potentially be used to identify traces of drugs and explosives, as well as speeding the analysis of certain medical samples