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Scientists capture first super-res X-rays of living cells

While lower-energy "soft" X-rays can already image living cells, the higher-energy "hard" ones that can view objects as small as a few nanometers haven't been able to -- until now.

By February 28, 2014

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Biochemist says 'naked' X-ray scanner may be unsafe

University of California professor says Obama administration claim that scanners are safe is based on "many misconceptions." He and his colleagues are preparing a response.

By November 11, 2010

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Ancient X-ray machine reawakened, for science

X-ray tech is more a hundred years old, and doctors in The Netherlands have powered up an old machine and compared it with a modern one. It stands up well--if you don't mind the radiation.

By March 17, 2011

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iPad maker Foxconn turns to X-ray inspections to cut defects

The supplier to Apple is adding inline X-ray inspection systems, in a move seen as a way to improve efficiency and reduce product defects.

By March 5, 2012

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DHS' X-ray scanners could be cancer risk to border crossers

Homeland Security is deploying X-ray scanners to inspect interior of vehicles crossing the border, according to documents obtained by a privacy group, raising new concerns about cancer and privacy risks.

By January 12, 2012

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Congress: Undetectable 3D-printed guns are still illegal

Legislators vote to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms that are able to slip past metal detectors and X-ray machines.

By December 9, 2013

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PowerBook batteries and x-ray machines: a follow-up

PowerBook batteries and x-ray machines: a follow-up

By April 30, 2002

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PowerBook batteries affected by x-ray machine?

PowerBook batteries affected by x-ray machine?

By April 29, 2002

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Backlash grows over TSA's 'naked strip searches'

But security agency tells CNET that it has "received minimal complaints" in response to widespread installation of full-body scanning machines at U.S. airports.

By November 11, 2010

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Best laptop of 2011

We look back on the 10 best laptops of 2011 and pick our favourite models from the racks of desktop replacements, gaming machines and ultrabooks.

By December 8, 2011