News tagged with border crossings

Crossing boundaries for the environment

In the Gulf of Aqaba (Eilat), the waves are predictable. The prevailing winds are from the north and the water is calm and clear whether it laps at the shores of Jordan or Israel. This attribute, according to a marine scientist, ...

dateJun 22, 2016 in Environment
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US launches trial of facial, eye scans on Mexican border

The federal government on Thursday began collecting facial and eye scans of foreigners entering the U.S. at a busy border crossing with Mexico, a first step in one of its most ambitious efforts to track people who stay in ...

dateDec 10, 2015 in Other
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Israeli mice sniff out bombs and vice

An Israeli company is aiming to revolutionise the way explosives, narcotics and even money are detected at airports, docks and border crossings with the help of specially trained covert agents.

dateNov 14, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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