This Automated Land Mine Hunter Finds Its Explosive Quarry by Flailing…

Afghan roads routinely used by American forces are popular targets for IED mining—so much so that demining patrols have become routine. But what to do when an IED is discovered? Sure, you could send in an EOD officer to carefully (and slowly) defuse that IED at great risk to his life—hello, Hurt Locker!—or you could… » 12/20/12 1:20pm 12/20/12 1:20pm