Skip to comments.Caltech chemist's 'smoke alarm' for bioterror
Posted on 10/25/2002 10:16:38 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_BeachEdited on 04/13/2004 2:41:14 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
Adrian Ponce's job as a Caltech chemist is preventing spacecraft from contaminating distant planets with dangerous microbes from Earth.
But now he has turned his technology to develop what he calls an "anthrax smoke detector" that would quickly signal whenever terrorists have loosed a cloud of potentially deadly bacterial spores into buildings, stadiums or subways.
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