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Remote detection of buried landmines is a possible application of a bacterial sensor and a laser-based scanning system. | Hebrew University
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Molecularly Engineered Bacteria Glows When It Detects Landmines

Researchers in Israel have developed a technique for mapping minefields using genetically engineered bacteria that emit a fluorescent signal when exposed to vapors from leaking, buried munitions.

April 11, 2017
4:03 PM EDT