Israeli Mice Trained to Sniff Bombs

Humans use mice for a variety of reasons ranging from research to food. Now mice in Israel have a new job: bomb sniffing. Israeli officials are training the tiny creatures to readily detect explosives. Mice are known to have extremely keen senses, which may be why they were chosen for the task. Thus far, the operation has been quite successful, as several dozen mice have been drafted into the military.

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