Bomb-Sniffing Dog (image) National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Share Print E-Mail Caption Federal police officer Donald Strawsburg puts his bomb-sniffing buddy and K-9 officer Banjo through his paces using the NIST-developed training tool. For the purposes of this exercise, the odor-releasing material has been infused with the vapor profile of PETN, a major component of many plastic explosives. Credit Talbott/NIST Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.