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Scientists utilise breath and sweat to detect trapped humans

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The trapped human experiment
The published version of the paper "The trapped human experiment” 2011 J. Breath Res. 5 046006 will be freely available online from Monday 12 September. It will be available at

Journal of Breath Research
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