And embarass the hell out of people undergoing cancer treatment

Cell phone sensors detect radiation to thwart nuclear terrorism:

 Researchers at Purdue University are working with the state of Indiana to develop a system that would use a network of cell phones to detect and track radiation to help prevent terrorist attacks with radiological “dirty bombs” and nuclear weapons.

I wonder if these things will let us plot the position of every smoke detector and glowing watch dial in the country too…

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