“The bugs can be mixed into a colourless solution, which forms green patches when sprayed onto ground where mines are buried.

Edinburgh University said the microbes could be dropped by air onto danger areas.

Within a few hours, they would indicate where the explosives can be found. ” then wait until it’s dark and walk quietly across the Korean border.
Glowing bugs could find landmines (via cory @ BoingBoing)


SPEAK / ADD YOUR COMMENT
Comments are moderated.

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Return to Top

Hunting Minefields in the Dark.

FRESH / LATEST POSTS

TAG / CLOUD

bbc beaver boing boing buffalo china computers dams decay DMZ drilling east river EcoArtTech ecosystem ecosystems edible_plants food germs grafitti indonesia insects ISBN Korea Meat mines new york new york bay nytimes oil party photo plants pollution powerplant russia seals shit siberia soviet union sustainability tennis thoreau tigers turd urban wilderness