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US pays MIT to plumb chemistry of Iraq IEDs

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / February 28, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon is staking $3 million on a small team of students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to help the military identify new ways of disarming the kind of homemade bombs that insurgents are using to kill and maim US troops in Iraq, according to Defense Department documents and researchers. (Full article: 592 words)

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