Thursday, July 7, 2011

'Implanted bomb' threat puts Oxley on hot seat

Chemistry Professor Jimmie Oxley, one of the world's leading experts on explosives, found herself in the news around the world again with the U.S. government announcement of a potential threat that terrorists may attempt to implant bombs in suicide bombers to avoid detection at airports. An Associated Press story quoting Oxley appeared in hundreds of news websites, including the New York Times, BBC, USA Today, and many more.