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Breath and sweat molecules could be used to detect survivors

Peter Griffin posted in on September 12th, 2011.

New European research has raised the possibility of finding survivors in rubble — such as in the recent Christchurch and Japanese earthquakes — by detecting molecules in their breath, sweat and skin. A study, published September 12,  in the  Journal of Breath Research, examined flumes of air to create a preliminary profile of molecules that […]

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