Sniffing Out Illegal Chemicals, Before They Become Illegal Drugs05:22
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The mobile mass spectrometer created by Guido Verbeck is designed to sniff out chemicals in the air from the front seat of the car. (Laura Silverman/KERA)
The mobile mass spectrometer created by Guido Verbeck is designed to sniff out chemicals in the air from the front seat of the car. (Laura Silverman/KERA)
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If you thought meth labs disappeared after the final season of "Breaking Bad," think again. Although fewer people are illegally cooking drugs these days, it is still happening.

Lauren Silverman from Here & Now contributor KERA in Dallas reports on a new tool to track down illegal chemicals – in the air.

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Lauren Silverman, reporter for KERA in Dallas, covering health, science and technology. She tweets @lsilverwoman.

This segment aired on June 16, 2016.

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