Search Video - Résultats pour لمسات بيانية. Bienvenue sur Facebook. Connectez-vous, inscrivez-vous ou découvrez ! iGoogle. Bee Venom Used to Detect Explosives. With about one-third of the human diet dependent on insect-pollinated plants, bees play a crucial role in keeping us nourished and healthy.
Turns out their salubrious little stingers can also protect us from bomb-wielding terrorists. Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have revealed that protein fragments in bee venom, aptly called bombolitins, can be used to detect single molecules of nitro-aromatic explosives, such as TNT.