Explosives

02.25.16
A real suicide bomb detector should arrive this year
02.25.16

A real suicide bomb detector should arrive this year

After years of dodgy detectors, one company claims to have a real solution.

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04.05.15
Optical nanotech sensor can sniff out bad food and explosives
04.05.15

Optical nanotech sensor can sniff out bad food and explosives

The days of having to rely on pricey lab sensors (or carefully trained canines) to detect bad food...

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03.31.15
The Big Picture: Gorgeous shot captures a drone's fiery flight
03.31.15

The Big Picture: Gorgeous shot captures a drone's fiery flight

Photographer Calder Wilson added an explosive new method to his long exposure "light paintings" ea...

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04.07.14
Watch the Navy's electromagnetic railgun blow stuff up before it hits the high seas
04.07.14

Watch the Navy's electromagnetic railgun blow stuff up before it hits the high seas

The Navy announced plans today to deploy an electromagnetic railgun that can do some epic damage....

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11.22.12
UCSB sensor sniffs explosives through microfluidics, might replace Rover at the airport (video)
11.22.12

UCSB sensor sniffs explosives through microfluidics, might replace Rover at the airport (video)

We're sure that most sniffer dogs would rather be playing fetch than hunting for bombs in luggage....

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10.04.12
Hitachi boarding gate can sniff explosives on passes, keep the transport queues flowing (video)
10.04.12

Hitachi boarding gate can sniff explosives on passes, keep the transport queues flowing (video)

Anyone who's hopped on a flight at a major airport, or even some land-based transit, knows the ago...

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01.29.12
League of Legends reveals Ziggs, the Hexplosives Expert
01.29.12

League of Legends reveals Ziggs, the Hexplosives Expert

If you're a fan of League of Legends' cute, fuzzy, and distinctly psychotic yordles, you're in fo...

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09.19.11
New bomb-sniffing laser could be used to locate IEDs
09.19.11

New bomb-sniffing laser could be used to locate IEDs

We've already seen lasers with the potential to spot explosives, and now a team of researchers is fo...

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05.10.11
Bee venom used to create ultra-sensitive explosives sensor
05.10.11

Bee venom used to create ultra-sensitive explosives sensor

We knew that well-trained bees were capable of sniffing out dynamite and other explosives, but re...

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