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Mid-IR Sensors Will Help Address Critical Societal Needs
Aeiral view of Manhattan and NYC. Scientists have only a cursory understanding of pollution patterns or what to do in the case of a chemical or biological attack. Sensors would be invaluable for both.
   
Doctors could use breath for clinical diagnosis of diseases like kidney and liver disorders.
   
Much of the Northeastern US is in non-compliance with clean air standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency.
   
Scientists ability to understand and monitor global warming trends would be improved tremendously with cheap, easy to use sensors for greenhouse gases.