Scientists are using sheep to decontaminate TNT-tainted land

A team of scientists is feeding TNT to a flock of sheep. A. Morrie Craig, a veterinary scientist at Oregon State University, has found that the cud-chewing mammals can efficiently clean up explosives-contaminated soil, of which there are 1.3 million tons throughout the U.S. TNT and other explosives from military… »2/13/11 10:30am2/13/11 10:30am

Green Explosives Save the World Through Sustainable Warfare

If you're worried about the environment but still need to blow people up, a new class of nitrogen-based bomb materials is for you. Popular explosives like TNT and HMX react to form nitrogen oxides when detonated, the major culprits behind smog and acid rain. This is a big no-no if you're the type of warmonger who… »5/28/08 12:30pm5/28/08 12:30pm