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Title: Scientists train honeybees to detect explosives

Abstract

Members of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Stealthy Insect Sensor Project team have been able to harness the honeybee's exceptional olfactory sense by using the bees' natural reaction to nectar, a proboscis extension reflex (sticking out their tongue)

Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
987710
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; LOS ALAMOS; BEES; EXPLOSIVES; DETECTION; BOMBS; NATIONAL; SECURITY

Citation Formats

None. Scientists train honeybees to detect explosives. United States: N. p., 2008. Web.
None. Scientists train honeybees to detect explosives. United States.
None. Fri . "Scientists train honeybees to detect explosives". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/987710.
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author = {None},
abstractNote = {Members of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Stealthy Insect Sensor Project team have been able to harness the honeybee's exceptional olfactory sense by using the bees' natural reaction to nectar, a proboscis extension reflex (sticking out their tongue)},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {2008},
month = {3}
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