Competition document: finding explosives hidden in electrical items

This Defence and Security Accelerator (Accelerator) themed competition seeks to make a real difference in aviation security through innovative science and technology. The competition is looking for proposals to improve our ability to prevent explosives, hidden within electrical items in passenger baggage, from Read More …

Researchers develop technique that could detect explosives, dangerous gases rapidly and remotely

University of Michigan researchers have developed a laser-based method that could be used to detect chemicals such as explosives and dangerous gases quickly and accurately. Eventually, this method could be used in systems placed in airports, for the environmental monitoring Read More …

AI computer chips made of mice neurons that can SMELL explosives could transform airport security

A technology expert has created a computer chip based on mice neurons that could recognise the smell of explosives. The device could be implanted into the brain of future robots,  which could be trained to recognise danger via odours, replacing Read More …