GAMMA RAYS

BY MONICA DOBIE, in Montreal
SCI-FI flicks, the likes of Terminator II and Total Recall, feature futuresque scanning of objects and people to verify if they were porting any dangerous weapons or were lying about what they carrying in suspicious bags; now, this kind of portable and instant inspection has made it from the big screen to current security technology used daily in customs screenings.

The Vehicle and Cargo Inspection System, (VACIS II), is a new technology for non-invasive imaging of sea containers, lorries and other vehicles which may ...


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