Wasps Used to Detect Explosives
Posted on December 27, 2005 Comments (0)
Wasps Used to Detect Explosives, podcast from NPR:
Wasps could replace bomb, drug dogs, USA Today:
“There’s a tremendous need for a very flexible and mobile chemical detector,” said U.S. Department of Agriculture entomologist Joe Lewis, who has been studying wasps since the 1960s.
Parasitic Wasps Learn and Report Diverse Chemicals with Unique Conditionable Behaviors by Olson, D.M., Rains, G.C., Meiners, T., Takasu, K., Tertuliano, M., Tumlinson, J.H., Wackers, F.L., Lewis, W.J. 2003. Chemical Senses. 28:545-549.