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A new liquid screening device approved for use in Europe
The European Union and Australia plan to start using the screening device, called LS10, next year
Story by DEBBIE HOLMES


 
Wes Pirkle says the system should ease air travel by figuring out fast where the dangerous liquids are.
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Airport security has limited the amount of liquids passengers can carry on planes since the attacks on September 2001.

Starting next year in the European Union and in Australia, rules will be relaxed thanks in part to a new liquid screening device developed by Battelle and Sellex International.

The system can quickly test whether liquids are dangerous. For Ohio Public Radio, WOSU’s Debbie Holmes spoke to Battelle’s senior research scientist, Wes Pirkle about the new device called LS10.

LISTEN: Q and A with Battelle’s senior research scientist, Wes Pirkle

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