Printable sensors detect bombs

Publication:   Date: November 2, 2011   View Article

If there’s a suspicious package on the doorstep and you want to know if it’s a bomb, you may soon be able to print out a sensor that can do just that.

The ability to make bomb-detecting sensors with inkjet printer technology could also benefit soldiers on the lookout for roadside bombs and aid agencies working in war-torn countries.

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