Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Bomb-sniffing Bees?

It could be true. Check out the story from CNN.

Story Highlights

• Scientists train honeybees to sniff out explosives from dynamite to C4

• Researchers say bees could spot car bombs, IEDs, suicide bombers' belts

• When a bee finds explosives, it sticks out proboscis, the tube it uses to sip nectar

• Similar research done with wasps in past, but scientists say bees do better

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