R.A.T.S. research may teach rodents to detect explosives for the Army
Photo Credit: U.S. Army Research Laboratory
The African giant pouched rat is socialized and readily handled. The Rugged Automated Training System research sponsored by scientists with the U. S. Army Research Laboratory, in collaboration with engineers at West Point and the Counter Explosives Hazards Center, explores whether small rodents could be used to detect improvised explosives and mines.
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