Dog Days Over? Welcome To The Age Of Bomb-Sniffing Mice!
According to ABC Local the next big thing in airport security could be.... wait for it... Mice. That's right. The critter nibbling leftovers from your favorite LAX Sbarro could soon be trained to foil evil terrorist plots. Israeli scientists have reportedly created a detector that looks like a body scanner, but instead contains concealed boxes of specially trained mice. When the Great Mouse Detectives sense traces of drugs or explosives, they run to a side chamber and trigger an alarm. Researchers are claiming that mice are more efficient than bomb-sniffing dogs.