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US delays security for liquid bombs

Mass. companies offer technologies, but TSA has reliability, practicality doubts

By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / August 17, 2006

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The technology exists to detect liquid explosives -- at least three Massachusetts companies have created such tools -- but the federal government says it's still not ready to deploy the devices in the nation's airports. (Full article: 978 words)

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