Technology update 30 March 2016 2 201

TU 60: Drugs and explosives compact detector, smartphone dosimeter & helium-free MRI scanner

In spite of our 5 senses, not everything is quite what meets the eye. This episode looks to shine some light on devices that give us a glimpse of what’s hiding just out of sight. A customisable hand-held detector can help police find all sorts of dangerous concealed substances, while an extremely compact smartphone-powered dosimeter takes personal safety to a new level. Plus how the digital era has modernised the X-ray and MRI scanners go helium-free.



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