The Pentagon denied that a new "non-lethal" ray gun that fires millimeter-wave electromagnetic energy, which penetrates the skin and instantly heats water molecules to 130 degrees (and leaves no marks), might be used as a torture device. No one has been able to stand the pain caused by the weapon, known as the "Active Denial System," for more than three seconds. | Harper's Magazine

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The Pentagon denied that a new “non-lethal” ray gun that fires millimeter-wave electromagnetic energy, which penetrates the skin and instantly heats water molecules to 130 degrees (and leaves no marks), might be used as a torture device. No one has been able to stand the pain caused by the weapon, known as the “Active Denial System,” for more than three seconds.

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The Pentagon denied that a new “non-lethal” ray gun that fires millimeter-wave electromagnetic energy, which penetrates the skin and instantly heats water molecules to 130 degrees (and leaves no marks), might be used as a torture device. No one has been able to stand the pain caused by the weapon, known as the “Active Denial System,” for more than three seconds.

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