Archive for October 12th, 2009

Seeing through your ears? Yes, you can!


When someone pays attention to all details of what happens around him and does not miss a detail, you can say that “he’s got eyes even behind his back”. Now this saying can become true, with a small difference: the eyes can effectively be located … inside your ears! Relax, we are not talking about […]

How to detect a bomb within a few seconds, thanks to a gel


In order to detect chemical agents used for the preparation of bombs and explosives, scientists from the Northern Irish Queen’s University based in Belfast, are working on some sensors which can act quickly, thanks to their pads containing a special gel, which are swiped over a person or a crime scene, to gather samples which […]