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Bomb sniffing bees

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posted on Dec, 2 2006 @ 09:20 AM
Some researchers say they have trained bees to sniff for bombs, the only problem? They find the bomb and then nobody can go disarm it cause its covered in bees! Ah R&D those waky scientists
PHOENIX, Arizona (Reuters) -- Scientists at a U.S. weapons laboratory say they have trained bees to sniff out explosives in a project they say could have far-reaching applications for U.S. homeland security and the Iraq war.

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I mean its a great idea, you got a swarm of bees that are trained to sniff out some certan chemical properties in bombs the bees can cover more area thain a dog or robot could. but the problem is how do you get the bees back?

Deffenatly less controversial than the bomb sniffing dolphin.

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[edit on 2-12-2006 by whatukno]

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