News tagged with airport security

MRI breakthrough for screening liquids

( —Los Alamos scientists have advanced a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technology that may provide a breakthrough for screening liquids at airport security. They've added low-power X-ray data to the mix, and ...

dateNov 26, 2013 in Analytical Chemistry
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Silkmoth inspires novel explosive detector

Imitating the antennas of the silkmoth, Bombyx mori, to design a system for detecting explosives with unparalleled performance is the feat achieved by a French research team. Made up of a silicon microcantilever bearing nearly ...

dateJun 01, 2012 in Analytical Chemistry
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New software to end 'naked' airport scans

In the face of an outcry over so-called "naked" body scans at airports, US authorities on Wednesday announced plans for a new scanning system that eliminates "passenger-specific images."

dateJul 20, 2011 in Software
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