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Posts tagged law enforcement

January 7, 2010

 

Three shots of vodka

How Do Breathalyzers Work? And What Do They Measure?

Ever wonder how a breathalyzer test actually works? Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 1, 2005

 

Dogs Love the Smell of Gunpowder in the Morning

It’s often said that a dog is a man’s best friend, although you can’t really carry on a conversation with them, ask to borrow money, or share a six pack with a dog. However, dogs are extremely useful when it comes to crime prevention. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

August 19, 2004

 

DNA Helps Catch Poachers

Find out how DNA can help catch poachers, on this Moment of Science.

January 6, 2004

 

Silk

What is the strongest natural fiber in the world? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Laser Gun

But the farther away the gun is, the wider the beam gets spread so that only a small fraction of the total light power can go into anyone’s eye.

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