Sunday, November 2, 2008

Anxiety Detection Machines

The Department of Homeland Security is studying the use of physiological screeners for airport security. This equipment supposedly can detect terrorists by detecting a racing pulse, quickened heart rate, heavy breathing, or nervousness. The machinery works on the same principal as a polygraph. Read more in this article by USA Today, "Anxiety-detecting machines could spot terrorists", September 18, 2008. To read more on the topic of air travel security click on airline security news articles and air travel security resources and information.

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