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Boyle, Joe
May 2004
Engineer (00137758);5/1/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7651, p13
Reports on University of Florida engineering students' development of a sticky pellet fitted with chemical sensors that could be used as a bomb-detection device in Iraq, according to U.S.-based Lockheed Martin. Development of a tiny circuit board fitted with basic electrical equipment powered by a watch battery; Creation of a pellet solid enough to enable the electrical components to survive high-speed impact.


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