Open-pit zinc and lead mine devours Peru’s “Royal City of Mines.”

“Like it or not, we depend on this main industry to maintain any semblance of development.” AP/Yahoo News


“The bugs can be mixed into a colourless solution, which forms green patches when sprayed onto ground where mines are buried.

Edinburgh University said the microbes could be dropped by air onto danger areas.

Within a few hours, they would indicate where the explosives can be found. ” then wait until it’s dark and walk quietly across the Korean border.
Glowing bugs could find landmines (via cory @ BoingBoing)

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