New Nanotech Set to Track, Self-Destruct, and GPS Tag Guns Wirelessly

The U.S. government is developing new firearm nanotechnology that can track, disrupt, and even self-destruct firearms.

The White House recently approved a plan to arm opposition forces in Syria, renewing a fear that looms whenever we plunk weapons into volatile settings: What if they fall into the wrong hands?

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has hinted that safeguards might be on the way. He told a parliamentary panel that certain arms could be “triggered in some conditions, and neutralized in other conditions,” the Associated Press reported.

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