Scientific Publications

APOPO’s innovative detection rats technology is based on empirical and published scientific research.
 We operate under rigorous standards and regularly publish results in peer-reviewed journals.

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Poling, A., et al. 2011. Remote Explosive Scent Tracing REST. Geneva: Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD)
Bach, Håvard (2011). Thailand and Compliance with the APMBC: Mission Impossible... Or a Feasible Task? The Journal of ERW and Mine Action : 15(3), 15.
Mahoney A., Weetjens B., Cox C., Beyene N., Mgode G., Jubitana M., Kuipers D. et al. (2011). Using giant African pouched rats to detect tuberculosis in human sputum samples: 2010 findings. The Pan African Medical Journal. 2011; 9:28.
Poling, A., et al. 2011. Tuberculosis detection by giant African pouched rats (Cricetomys gambianus). The Behavior Analyst 34 (1): 47-54.
Beyene, N. 2010. Extraction of nitroaromatic explosive compounds from soil: Critical review. ed, ed. J.R. Howell, 1-30. USA: Nova publishers.
Beyene, N. 2011. Extraction and sample preparation procedures for the analysis of nitroaromatic explosive compounds in soil. ed. T.J. Janssen, 203-230. USA: Nova publishers.
The Psychological Record, 2010, 60 (4): 715-728
Poling A., Weetjens B., Cox C., Beyene N., Bach H., and Sully A. (2010). Teaching giant African pouched rats to find landmines: Operant conditioning with real consequences. Behavioral Analysis in Practice 3: 19-25.