The Sciences Cleaning Up after War Bombs and bullets can kill years after the battles have ended, by leaving behind toxins and contaminants. It's up to Pekka Haavisto to figure out how to handle the mess By Marc Airhart KATE BROOKS, Baghdad, August 11, 2003 THIS ARTICLE IS ONLY AVAILABLE AS A PDF. Buy this digital issue or subscribe to access the full article. Already a subscriber or purchased this issue? Sign In Buy Digital Issue $7.99 Add To Cart Print + DigitalAll Access $99.99 Subscribe ADVERTISEMENT Scientific American is a trademark of Scientific American, Inc., used with permission © 2015 Scientific American, a Division of Nature America, Inc. All Rights Reserved.