Implant Sciences Receives Patent for Narcotics and Explosives Particle Removal System

WILMINGTON, MA, Mar 21, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced that it has been issued patent number 8,122,756 from the US Patent and Trademark Office. The patent, titled, "Narcotics and Explosives Particle Removal System," covers a method for removing particles from a target surface to increase sample collection.

Todd Silvestri, Implant Sciences' Vice President of Technology, commented, "Non-contact sample collection enables a wider range of deployment options for trace detection technologies. This invention is aimed at improving the collection efficiency of our non-contact sampling technologies."

Implant Sciences President and CEO Glenn D. Bolduc added, "This latest patent, the twelfth we have received, reaffirms Implant Sciences' commitment to being a true innovator in explosives and narcotics trace detection. New technologies that we have introduced include non-radioactive ionization, non-contact sampling, and automatic self-calibration. The breakthroughs made by our technology group continue to open new market opportunities for the Company and build shareholder value."

Source: Implant Sciences Corp.
Date: Mar 22, 2012