Interview: Dartmouth researchers develop security scan for liquid explosives

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The alleged terrorist plot in the UK last week involved a plan to detonate liquid explosives smuggled on board in drink containers. Gregory Burke is a research associate at Dartmouth Medical School who helped develop a liquid scanning device more than two years ago. He says that while there are numerous technologies available to detect potentially destructive materials, it will be some time before airports will be equipped to handle a similar threat.

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