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Submission + - Sniffing Out Signs of Life After Disasters (

MTorrice writes: "With every breath, people exhale a plume of chemicals. Now German researchers have developed a method to quickly and easily detect this chemical signature of life with a portable device. The team hopes that the approach can help firefighters and other first responders find people trapped inside rubble after earthquakes, terrorist attacks, or other calamities."
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Sniffing Out Signs of Life After Disasters

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